mercenaries, others as volunteers;
also the Agrianes and Laeaeans, and the rest of the Paeonian tribes in his
empire, at the confines of which these lay, extending up to the Laeaean
Paeonians and the river Strymon, which flows from Mount Scombrus through the
country of the Agrianes and Laeaeans; there the empire of Sitalces ends and the territory of the independent
Bordering on the Triballi, also independent, were the Treres and
Tilataeans, who dwell to the north of Mount Scombrus and extend towards the
setting sun as far as the river Oskius.
This river rises in the same mountains as the Nestus and Hebrus, a wild and
extensive range connected with Rhodope.