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Perseus Project index

Phagres

Total results on 29/8/2001: 6


Present location

Phagres

It was located to the SE of Amphipolis, between the mouths of the rivers of Nestos and Strymon.


Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities

Phagres

A town of the Pierians in Macedonia.


Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Phagres

  A fortress in the Pieric hollow, and the first place after the passage of the Strymon. It is identified with the post station of Orfana, on the great road from Greece to Constantinople, where Greek coins have been often found, and, among other small productions of Hellenic art, oval sling bullets of lead, or the glandes of which Lucan (vii. 512) speaks in his description of the battle of Pharsalia. These are generally inscribed with Greek names in characters of the best times, or with some emblem, such as a thunderbolt.

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited May 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks


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