Oryx (ancient city)

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Oryx (Ancient Greek: Όρυξ), also Halus (Ancient Greek: Ἁλοῦς) was an ancient town in Arcadia, part of the district of Kleitor.[1] It was situated on the river Ladon, between Nassoi and Thaliades.[2] The location of the ancient city is believed to be in or near the present Ladon reservoir.[3]


  1. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Arcadia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 1. London: John Murray. p. 193. 
  2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8.25.2
  3. ^ ΣΥΝΤΟΜΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΔΑΦΝΗΣ (ΣΤΡΕΖΟΒΑΣ) ΑΧΑΪΑΣ Archived 2016-04-06 at the Wayback Machine.