THRYON

THRYON
vel Thryum, Messeniae oppid. non procul ab Alpheo fluv. Homer. in Catalog. et Strabo, l. 8. Eius quoque meminit Stat. l. 4. Theb. v. 180.
Quos Thryon et summis ingestum montibus Aepy.
Vide suprâ.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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