MELANTIAS (Μελαντίας), a village of Thrace, on the river Athyras, and on the road from Heracleia to Byzantium, 18 miles from the latter. (It. Ant. pp. 138, 230, 323, 332 ; Amm. Marc. 31.11 Agath. v. p. 158.) [A. L.]
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