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PAMISUS

PAMISUS (Πάμισος).


1.

The chief river of Messenia. [See Vol. II. pp. 341, 342.]


2.

A river in Laconia, forming the ancient boundary between Messenia and Laconia. (Strab. viii. p.361.) Strabo speaks of this river as near Leuctrum. but it flows into the sea at Pephnus, about 3 miles S. of Leuctrum. [PEIPHNUS.]


3.

A tributary of the Peneius in Thessaly, probably the modern Bliúri or Piliúri. (Hdt. 7.129 ; Plin. Nat. 4.8. s. 15; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. iv. pp. 512, 514.)

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.129
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.8
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