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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


ALMOPIA (Ancient area) PELLA
  Almopia (Almopia), a district in Macedonia inhabited by the Almopes (Almopes), is said to have been one of the early conquests of the Argive colony of the Temenidae. Leake supposes it to be the same country now called Moglena, which bordered upon the ancient Edessa to the NE. Ptolemy assigns to the Almopes three towns, Horma (Horma), Europus (Europos), and Apsalus (Apsalos (Thuc. ii. 99; Steph. .)B. s. v.; Lycophr. 1238; Ptol. iii. 13. §24; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. iii. p. 444

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited July 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

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