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Akidas/Iardanos (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 18, 2023 09:42 PM History
Pausanias describes an Akidas river near Samicum (Triyphylia) in Elis and makes it a tributary of the Anigros. He tentatively reports testimony that its prior name was "Iardanos". The precise location of the river cannot be determined today. An Iardanos is also mentioned in the Iliad, and the same river may be meant.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/573064

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river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 Akidas/Iardanos? fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Elis-Triphylia: river near Samikon


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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Scott Smith, Jeffrey Becker, Greta Hawes, and Tom Elliott, 'Akidas/Iardanos (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/573064> [accessed: 25 April 2024]

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