Brill’s New Pauly

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(Θραῖστος; Thraîstos). Town in the northern uplands of Elis [1], Acrorea, situated on the road from Arcadia to Elis [2] (Xen. Hell.  7,4,14); the precise location is unknown; captured by Pausanias [2] in 402 BC (Diod. 14,17,8). A judge from T. in Calydon [3] c. 300 BC is mentioned by the inscription IG IX 12 138.

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Tausend, 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 05 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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