Pamisus
(240 words)

(Παμισός; Pamisós).

[German version]

[1] Main River of the Region of Messana [2]

Main river of the region of Messana [2], fed by three source rivers in the upper Messenian plain. In Antiquity the strong springs of Hagios Floros in the lower Messenian plain were considered to be the starting-point of the P., whence the river was called P. only from that point on. It is the river with most constantly abundan…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), Lienau, Cay (Münster) and Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Pamisus”, 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 24 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e904980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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