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(Σιμόεις; Simóeis). Tributary of the Scamander in the Troad, modern River Dümrek. The plain formed by this river was where the battles for Troy took place (cf. Hom. Il. 4,475).


W. Leaf, Strabo on the Troad, 1923, 158-164, 173-177 

J. M. Cook, The Troad, 1973, s. v. S. 

J. V. Luce, Die Landschaften Homers, 1999, s. v. S.

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Schwertheim, Elmar (Münster), “Simoeis”, 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 12 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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