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Oligyrtus
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(Ὀλίγυρτος; Olígyrtos). Mountain range in north-eastern Arcadia (Pol. 4,11,5; 70,1; Plut. Cleomenes 26,3), whose highest mountain is Skipiza (1934 m); it is the meeting-point of the borders of Argolid, Corinthus and Arcadia. Important crossings from the plateau of Orchomenus [3] and Caphyae to Stymphalus and Phlius.

Bibliography

E. Meyer, s.v. Oligyrtos, RE 17, 2477-2479 

Id., Peloponnesische Wanderungen, 1939, 276f.

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Lienau, Cay (Münster), “Oligyrtus”, 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 16 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e829910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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