Olganos

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Olganos
River God
Olganos.jpg
Bust of Olganos, on display at the Archaeological Museum, Veria.[1]
Personal Information
Parents Beres
Siblings Mieza and Beroia

Olganos (Greek: Ὄλγανος) was a river and river-god, son of Beres in ancient Macedonia.

Family[edit]

Olganos was the first son of Beres and the brother of Mieza and Beroia after whom the Greek cities of Mieza (now Naousa) and Beroia (now Veria) were named.[2]

Archaeology[edit]

An inscribed bust of Olganos (circa. 2nd century) was found at Kopanos / Emathia and is now on display at the Archaeological Museum in Veria, Greece.[1]

References[edit]

  • An inventory of archaic and classical poleis By Mogens Herman Hansen, Thomas Heine Nielsen Page 805 ISBN 0-19-814099-1

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