(Θραῖστος; Thraîstos). Town in the northern uplands of Elis , Acrorea, situated on the road from Arcadia to Elis  (Xen. Hell. 7,4,14); the precise location is unknown; captured by Pausanias  in 402 BC (Diod. 14,17,8). A judge from T. in Calydon  c. 300 BC is mentioned by the inscription IG IX 12 138.
Cite this pageTausend, Sabine, “Thraestus”, 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 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1211880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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