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Of Europe, there remains Macedonia, and the parts of Thrace contiguous to it, extending to Byzantium, Greece also, and the adjacent islands: indeed, Macedonia is a part of Greece. Following, however, the natural character of the country and its form, we have determined to separate it from Greece, and to unite it with Thrace, which borders upon it.——Strabo, after a few remarks, mentions Cypsela1 and the river Hebrus.2 He also describes a parallelogram in which is placed the whole of Macedonia. E.

1 Ipsala.

2 The Maritza.

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