Oryx (ancient city)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Oryx (disambiguation).

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]

References[edit]

  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