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Αἶνον a town on the coast of Thrace, on the promontory S.E. of the lake Stentoris at the mouth of the Hebrus: about 100 miles N. of Lesbos. It is named by Thuc. VII. 57 as one of three Aeolic places (Methymna and Tenedos being the others) which helped Athens against Sicily.

Θρᾳξίν Her. v. 6 says of the Thracians, πωλεῦσι τὰ τέκνα ἐπ᾽ ἐξαγωγῇ (as slaves). Θρᾷττα, a Thracian δούλη, Theoph. Char. XXVIII.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.6
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