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(Φωκίς/Phōkís, Φωκεῖς/Phōkeȋs).

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I. Geography

A region in central Greece shaped by far-flung mountain ranges (c. 1615 km2). Parnassus and Kirphis separate the eastern plain -- which is crossed by the Cephisus and borders east on the Callidromus up to Kopais - from the western plain which extends along the Gulf of Corinth up to the Bay of Cirrha, in the northeast borders on Doris, Thessaly and East Locris and in the west on Locris Ozolis.…

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Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan), “Phocis”, 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 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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