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Skapte Hyle
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(Σκάπτη ὕλη/Skáptē Hýlē, Σκαπτησύλη/Skáptēsýlē). Unlocated township in the peraia of Thasos in the Pangaeum mountains with gold mines from which Thasos extracted 80 talents a year before the Persian Wars (Hdt. 6,46; Thuc. 1,100,2). The historian Thucydides had estates and also died there (Plut. Cimon 4,3; Markellinos, Vita Thucydidis 19,25,47).

Bibliography

P. Perdrizet, Skaptésylé, in: Klio 10, 1910, 1-27 

Müller, 100 f.

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), “Skapte Hyle”, 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 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114720>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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