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Orontes ((mod. Nahr el Ἁ̄sī))

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Orontes ((mod. Nahr el Ἁ̄sī))

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chief river of *Syria. It rises near *Heliopolis (Baalbek), flows north-east past *Emesa (Homs...

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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