and loftiest of the ranges in Thrace, which it
divides into two nearly equal parts, from which
a view of both seas may be obtained.1
1 From Strabo (vii. 5, 13), who adds: "But this is not true, for the distance
from the Adriatic is immense, and there are many obstacles in the way to
obscure the view."
Histories. Polybius. Evelyn S. Shuckburgh. translator. London, New York. Macmillan. 1889. Reprint Bloomington 1962.
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