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Ossa
(232 words)

(Ὄσσα/Óssa).

[German version]

[1] Mountain range in central Greece, modern Kissavos

Mountain range (1978 m) of lime and slate, divided from Olympus [1] in the north by the erosion gorge that is the Vale of Tempe and from Pelion (modern Kissavos) in the south by the Agia depression. Politically it was part of Magnesia [1]. The steep eastern slopes down to the Aegaean were uninhabited, in spite of a coastal road from Homole in the north to Meliboea [2]. On the western…

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Lienau, Cay (Münster), “Ossa”, 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 06 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e902030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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