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ORTHE

ORTHE (Ὄρθη), a town of Perrhaebia in Thessaly. mentioned by Homer (Hom. Il. 2.739), was said by Strabo (ix. p.440) to have become the acropolis of Plialanna. [PHALANNA] It occurs, however, in tlhe lists of Pliny (4.9. s. 16) as a distinct town from Phalanna.

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    • Homer, Iliad, 2.739
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.9
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