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THYMBRARA (Θύμβραρα), a place near Sardes, not far from the small river Pactolus, at which the contingents of the Persian army furnished by the inhabitants of Asia Minor used to assemble. (Xen. Cyrop. 6.2. 11, 7.1.45; Steph. B. sub voce Some are inclined to identify this place with Thybarna, mentioned by Diodorus Siculus (14.80); but this latter place could hardly be said to be situated on, or even near the Pactolus.


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