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Parthus or Parthos (Ancient Greek, "Πάρθος") was a settlement in ancient Illyria, of the Illyrian tribe of the Parthini.[1] Its location is in Shkumbin valley, in modern Albania.

Distribution of cities in antiquity in the border of southern Illyria with Greeks and Thracians


  1. ^ The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 3, Part 1: The Prehistory of the Balkans, the Middle East and the Aegean World, Tenth to Eighth Centuries BC by John Boardman, I. E. S. Edwards, N. G. L. Hammond, and E. Sollberger, 1982, page 629, "... Partho, ancestress of the Parthini who held the middle and upper valley of the Shkumbi. ..."

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