AMPHIPOLIS (Ἀμφίπολις)

AMPHIPOLIS (Ἀμφίπολις) This Macedonian city played an important part in early Greek history. Occupying an eminence on the left bank of the Strymon, just below the egress of the river from Lake Cercinitis, 3 miles from the Strymonic Gulf, it commanded the entrance to a pass leading through the mountains into the great Macedonian plains. …

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