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Anigros/Minyeios (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 Nov 06, 2023 07:50 PM History
Pausanias describes this river near Samicum (Triyphylia) in Elis. He states that the river's currents frequently are held back by violent gales and that around the river mouth one finds quicksand. The river's precise location cannot be determined today.

unlocated, river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 Anigros/Minyeios fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Triphylia: river near Samikon. Pausanias (5.5.11) relates that a cave sacred to the Anigrides, the river nymphs (potamides) of the river Anigros, was located near Samikon and was visited by those seeking relief from diseases of the skin.

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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Scott Smith, Rosemary Selth, Jeffrey Becker, Greta Hawes, and Tom Elliott, 'Anigros/Minyeios (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 25 February 2024]

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