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Melambium
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(Μελάμβιον/Melambion). Philip V reached the region of Scotussa at M. on the day before the battle of Cynoscephalae in 197 BC. The town, mentioned only in Pol. 18,20,6 and Liv. 33,6,11, is thought to have been to the east of Scotussa.

Bibliography

J.-Cl. Decourt, La vallée de l'Enipeus en Thessalie, 1990, 109ff.

F. Stählin, s.v. Melambion, RE 15, 390f.

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Melambium”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e729910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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