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Rhypes (Ῥύπες) was one of the twelve cities of Achaea, situated between Aegium and Patrae. It was destroyed by Augustus, and its inhabitants removed to Patrae (Pausanias. vii. 18. 7).[1]


  1. ^ Achaia 18.7. Pausanias Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. Perseus Project.