HALIAKMON (Haliacmon) was a river-god of Makedonia and Pieria in northern Greece.
The River Haliakmon flowed through Makedonia north of Mount Olympos. The two major neighbouring rivers were the Axios to the north and Baphyras to the south.
OKEANOS & TETHYS (Hesiod Theogony 337)
HALIACMON (Haliakmôn), a son of Oceanus and Thetys, was a river god of Macedonia. (Hes. Theog. 341; Strab. vii. p. 330.)
Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Hesiod, Theogony 337 ff (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) :
"Tethys bore to Okeanos (Oceanus) the swirling Potamoi (Rivers) . . . Heptaporos and Haliakmon (Haliacmon), Grenikos (Granicus) and Aisepos (Aesepus) [in a list of rivers]."
- Hesiod, Theogony - Greek Epic C8th - 7th B.C.
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