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A´MPELOS

A´MPELOS (Ἄμπελος), a. promontory at the extremity of the peninsula Sithonia in Chalcidice in Macedonia, called by Herodotus the Toronaean promontory. It appears to correspond to the modern C Kartáli, and Derrhis, which is nearer to the city of Torone, to C. Dhrépano. (Hdt. 7.122; Step. B. s.v. Ptol. 3.13.12.)

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.122
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.13
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