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Leston (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, David Braund
Contributors: R. Talbert, Diane Braund, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 05, 2023 10:09 PM History
Scylax mentions a "Leston" river on the eastern coast of the Black Sea. It is possibly to be identified with the lower reaches of the modern Tchorokhi/Chorokhi in Georgia, but other ancient testimony gives other names for the upstream portions of this river.

40.5, 42.5
    • Less than certain: Leston (550 BC - 30 BC)

river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 87 H4 Leston? fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tchorokhi? GEO

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T. Sinclair, David Braund, R. Talbert, Diane Braund, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Leston (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 02 October 2023]

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