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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Paramythiidae — the crested berrypecker.
  • proper n. A town in Greece located in the Thesprotia prefecture.


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  • Lequien identifies it with Paramythia, which is called Aï Donal (St. Donatus) by the Turks, in the vilayet of Janina.

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  • Apollos; Junos; a fine Apollo from Paramythia; a Triton, with crab's claws, and a face turning into sea weed; Dianas, one, in silver, holding a crescent; and Neptune, distinguishable by his trident.

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  • Paramythia, Arta, the post of the Five Wells, Janina and its castles.

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  • Chamerian Albanians had also burned down Greek Orthodox villages, had committed atrocities against and murders of Orthodox Greek Christians around Paramythia, and had expelled Orthodox Greeks.


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