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Strabo, Geography, Book 7, chapter fragments (search)
Botteia"A city in Macedonia" (Etymologicum Magnum, s.v.) is spelled with the "i",i.e., not with the e, as is *bottea/ths the ethnic of *bo/ttea (see Etym. Magn., l.c.), but with the i, as is *bottiai=oi. according to Strabo in his Seventh Book. And the city is calledsc. Botteia. after Botton the Cretan.The country was called "Bottiaea" (6. 3. 6), "Bottia," and "Bottiaeis," and the inhabitants "Bottiaei" (6. 3. 2). See Pauly-Wissowa, s.v. *bo/ttia and *bottikh/ and Meritt, Am. Jour. Arch., 1923, pp. 336 ff. Amphaxion. Two parts of speech.i.e., the preposition "amphi" ("on both sides of") and the noun "Axius" (the "Axius" River). A city. The ethnic of Amphaxion is Amphaxites. The Peneius forms the boundary between Lower Macedonia, or that part of Macedonia which is close to the sea, and Thessaly and Magnesia; the Haliacmon forms the boundary of Upper Macedonia; and the Haliacmon also, together with the Erigon and the Axius and another set of rivers, form the boundary of the Epei
Strabo, Geography, Book 11, chapter 8 (search)
a, are called Däae, but those who are situated more to the east than these are named Massagetae and Sacae, whereas all the rest are given the general name of Scythians, though each people is given a separate name of its own. They are all for the most part nomads. But the best known of the nomads are those who took away Bactriana from the Greeks, I mean the Asii, Pasiani, Tochari,On the Tochari and their language, see the article by T. A. Sinclair in the Classical Review, xxxvii, Nov., Dec., 1923, p. 159. and Sacarauli, who originally came from the country on the other side of the Iaxartes River that adjoins that of the Sacae and the Sogdiani and was occupied by the Sacae. And as for the Däae, some of them are called Aparni, some Xanthii, and some Pissuri. Now of these the Aparni are situated closest to Hyrcania and the part of the sea that borders on it, but the remainder extend even as far as the country that stretches parallel to Aria. Between themThe Aparnian Däae (see 11. 9. 2)
Strabo, Geography, Book 13, chapter 1 (search)
Let this, then, mark the boundary of Phrygia.The translator must here record his obligations to Dr. Walter Leaf for his monumental works on the Troad: his Troy, Macmillan and Co., 1912, and his Strabo on the Troad, Cambridge, 1923, and his numerous monographs in classical periodicals. The results of his investigations in the Troad prove the great importance of similar investigations, on the spot, of various other portions of Strabo's "Inhabited World." The reader will find a map of Asia Minor in Vol. 5. of the Loeb edition. I shall now return again to the Propontis and the coast that comes next after the Aesepus River, and follow the same order of description as before. The first country on this seaboard is the Troad, the fame of which, although it is left in ruins and in desolation, nevertheless prompts in writers no ordinary prolixity. With this fact in view, I should ask the pardon of my readers and appeal to them not to fasten the blame for the length of my discussion upon me