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The Aroanius river

River at Psophis, near Pheneus, sometimes called Olbius, tributary of Ladon, spotted fish of.

Aroanius (Aroanios), the name of three rivers in Arcadia.
1. Or Olbius (Olbios), called Anias (Anias) by Strabo, a river rising in the mountains to the north of Pheneus, and falling into some caverns called katavothra, near the latter city. When these caverns happened to be blocked up, the waters of the river overflowed the whole plain, and communicated with the Ladon and the Alpheius. (Strab. viii. p. 389; Paus. viii. 14. § 3, 15. § 6.)
2. (Katzana), a tributary of the Ladon, and flowing past the western side of Cleitor. (Paus. viii. 19. § 4, 21. § 1.) Polybius (iv. 70), without mentioning the name of the river, properly describes it as an impetuous torrent from the neighbouring mountains. The trout in the Aroanius are said to have sung like thrushes. (Paus. viii. 21. § 2; Athen. viii. p. 331, e.; Plin. ix. 19; Leake, Morea, vol. ii. pp. 241,263, seq.) This river rose in the Aroanian mountains (ore Aroania, Paus. viii. 18. § 7), now called Khelmos, which is 7726 feet in height. (Leake, Peloponnesiaca, p. 203.)
3. A tributary of the Erymanthus, flowing on one side of Psophis. (Paus. viii. 24. § 3.)

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

Clitor (Kleitor)

River of Arcadia. It is the river Mostitseiko of today.


River of Arcadia.


River, tributary of Ladon.

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