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PY´RETUS

PY´RETUS (Πυρετός), called by the Scythians Πόρατα, described by Herodotus (4.48) as a large river of Scythia, flowing in an easterly direction and falling into the Danube. The modern Pruth.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.48
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