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Peirus
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(Πεῖρος; Peîros). River in western Achaea, the source is on the northern slopes of the Erymanthus [1], flows past Phara and into the Gulf of Corinth 2 km northeast of Dyme [1], today again called P. (formerly Kamenitsa). Cf. Hdt. 1,145; Str. 8,3,11; Paus. 7,18,1f.; 22,1.

Bibliography

R. Baladié, Le Péloponnèse de Strabon, 1980, 72-74 

Müller, 822.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Peirus”, 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 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e911910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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