A district in Macedonia. [PIERES
A district in Syria; a name given by the Macedonians to the northern coast of Syria, on the right bank of the Orontes.
The principal mountain in this district, and which was a southern branch of the Amanus, was also called Pieria. (Strab. xvi. pp. 749, 751; Ptol. 5.15.8
The chief town was Seleuceia, which is frequently distinguished from other towns of the same name by the addition of ἐν Πιερίἁ,
especially on coins. (Eckhel, vol. iii. p. 324; Cic. Att. 11.2. 0