Anavros

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Anavros
Native nameΆναυρος
Location
CountryGreece
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 - location
Pagasetic Gulf
 - coordinates
39°20′58″N 22°57′53″E / 39.3494°N 22.9647°E / 39.3494; 22.9647Coordinates: 39°20′58″N 22°57′53″E / 39.3494°N 22.9647°E / 39.3494; 22.9647

The river Anavros (Greek: Άναυρος, Latin: Anaurus) is a torrent near the ancient city of Iolkos (modern-day Volos), flowing from Mount Pelion into the Pagasetic Gulf.[1] The hero Jason was said to have lost a sandal in its waters, as he ferried the disguised goddess Hera across its stream.

References[edit]

  1. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Anaurus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 1. London: John Murray. p. 131.