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[6] And the Megarians, too, show a place in their country where Amazons were buried, on the way from the market-place to the place called Rhus1, where the Rhomboid2 stands. And it is said, likewise, that others of them died near Chaeroneia, and were buried on the banks of the little stream which, in ancient times, as it seems, was called Thermodon, but nowadays, Haemon; concerning which names I have written in my Life of Demosthenes.3 It appears also that not even Thessaly was traversed by the Amazons without opposition, for Amazonian graves are to this day shown in the vicinity of Scotussa and Cynoscephalae.

1 ‘Stream,’ because water from the mountains above the city once flowed this way. Paus. 1.41.

2 The ‘Rhomboid’ may have been an irregular mound.

3 Plut. Dem. 19

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