or Sapīres (Σάσπειρες,
Σάπειρες). A Scythian people in Asia, south of Colchis and north of Media,
according to Herodotus (i. 104; iv. 37); but placed by Apollonius Rhodius (ii. 397) on the shores of the Euxine.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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