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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Argolicus Sinus

  Argolicus Sinus (d Argolikos kolpos), the gulf between Argolis and Laconia, but sometimes used, in a more extended sense, to indicate the whole sea between the promontory Malea in Laconia and the promontory Scyllaeum in Troezenia, thus including the Hermonicus Sinus. (Strab. viii. pp. 335, 368; Pol. v. 91; Ptol. iii. 16. ยง 10; Plin. iv. 5. s. 9.)

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

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