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River of Pamphylia, on the southern coast of Asia
minor (modern name is Kopru su) (area 5).
At the mouth of this river, in 466, the Athenians and their allies, under the command of Cimon, won a double battle, on sea and on land, over the Persians, in which two hundred Phoenician ships were destroyed (Thucydides, I,100 ; Plutarch's Life of Cimon, 12).
Plato mentions this battle in the Menexenus (241d).