This town was near the mouth of the strymon, a river of Thrace, and out of the direct route to Lesbos.
Then comes the strymon, and Amphipolis, at the distance of 20 stadia up the river.
The Thracians occupied the region between the rivers strymon and Danube.
The source of the river strymon is among the Agrianes near Rhodope.
Some of these were on the coasts of Macedonia and Thrace, and some on the banks of the strymon.
Then Orpheus rose up sighing, and took his harp, and went over strymon.
Then the southern side, which is a part of Macedonia, extending from Thessalonica to the strymon.
This place was situated at the mouth of the river strymon, on the borders of Macedonia.
Some writers assign the coast from the strymon as far as Nestus2845 to Macedonia.
Pangæus itself, and the country on the east of the strymon, and on the west as far as Pæonia, contains gold and silver mines.