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CABY´LE or CALYBE (Καβύλη, Καλύβη), a town in the interior of Thrace, west of Develtus, on the river Tonsus. It was colonised by Philip with rebellious Macedonians, and afterwards taken by M. Lucullus. (Dem. de Cherson. p. 60; Pol. 13.10; Strab. vii. p.330; Ptol. 3.11.12; Eutrop. 6.8; Sext. Ruf. Brev. 9; Plin. Nat. 4.18; Steph. B. sub voce Cabyle is probably the same as the town of Goloë mentioned by Anna Comnena (x. pp. 274, 281), and is generally identified with the modern Golewitza or Chalil-Ovasi.


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.18
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.11
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