Cyrrhus (Macedonia)

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Cyrrhus or Kyrros (Ancient Greek: Κύρρος),[1] also known as Cyrius or Kyrius (Κύριος),[2] was a town in ancient Macedonia. Sitalces penetrated into Macedonia to the left of Cyrrhus and Pella.[1]

It is located near the modern Aravissos [el].[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. 2.100.
  2. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 3.13.39.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 50, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Cyrrhus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 40°50′40″N 22°18′09″E / 40.84453°N 22.3026°E / 40.84453; 22.3026