(Ὄρβηλος/Órbēlos). Mountain range in the border area between Thrace and Macedonia (Hdt. 5,16; Str. 7a,1,36; Arr. Anab. 1,1,5), generally equated with the modern Belasica in the northern part of Halkidiki. It was known for its Dionysus cult (Mela 2,17).
T. Spiridonov, Istoričeskata geografija na trakijskite plemena, 1983, 24f., 118.
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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen),
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 29 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e900140>
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