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Κόραξοι, Aristot. Meteor. 1.13; Hecat. Fragm. 185; Steph. B. sub voce Mela, 1.19, 3.5; Scylax) p. 31; Plin. Nat. 6.5. s. 5), a tribe of Pontus to the NW. of Colchis, and close to the outlying spurs of the Caucasus. They probably occupied the western bank of the Corax in the neighbourhood of Dioscurias. In the same district, according to Stephanus, was Coraxicus Murus and Coraxica Regio.


A Scythian tribe mentioned by Ptolemy (6.14.10), but not, that we are aware, noticed in any other author. [V]

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