[German version] (Σάουος;
Sáouos). Right-hand tributary of the Danube in the south of Pannonia (Plin. HN 3,128; 147 f.; Ptol. 2,16,1 f.; 3,9,1; Str. 4,6,10; Geogr. Rav. 4,20), modern Sava (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia). In its middle and lower reaches it was navigable. On its banks there were important communications nodes (Neviodunum, Siscia, Sirmium, Singidunum). S. was also worshipped as a river deity (CIL III, 4009). Burian, Jan (Prague) Bibliography TIR L 33 Tergeste, 1961, 65 TIR L 34 Budapest, 1968, 100.