: Eth. Βέργαῖος
), a town of Macedonia, lying inland from the mouth of the Strymon (Scymnus Ch. 654; Ptol. 3.13.31
) only known as the birthplace of the writer Antiphanes, whose tales were so marvellous and incredible as to give rise to a verb Βεργαίζειν,
in the sense of telling falsehoods. (Strab. i. p.47
, ii. pp. 102, 104; Steph. B. sub voce s. v.; Dict. of Biogr.
vol. i. p. 204.) Leake places Berga near the modern Takhynó,
upon the shore of the Strymonic lake. (Leake, Northern Greece,
vol. iii. p. 229.)