). Now Struma, called by the Turks Karasu; an
important river in Macedonia, forming the boundary between that country and Thrace down to the
time of Philip. It rose in Mount Scomius, flowed first south and then southeast, passed
through the lake Prasias, and, immediately south of Amphipolis, fell into a bay of the Aegaean
Sea, called after it Strymonĭcus Sinus.