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THAPSIS (Θάψις, Diod. 20.23), a deep river of the Chersonesus Taurica, on which lay a royal castle. Ukert (3.2. p. 193) identifies it with the Salgir. But Köhler seeks the castle on Mount Opuk, 45 wersts south of Kertsch. (Mèm. de l'Ac. de St. Petersb. ix. p. 649, seq.)


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