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Anticyra
(374 words)

(Ἀντίκυρα; Antíkyra).

[German version]

[1] Settlement on the southern bank of the river  Spercheus

Settlement on the southern bank of the river  Spercheus, in 480 BC still the location of its mouth into the sea (Hdt. 7,198), near the modern village of Komma. Originally, A. was part of the  Achaean Phthiotis, then fell to the  Malians in the Peloponnesian War (431 to 404 BC), and from about 280 BC, it was a member of the  Oeteaen league.  Ephialtes…

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim) and Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan), “Anticyra”, 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 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e124260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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