Simoïs

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Simoïs

(sĭm`ōĭs), small river, NW Turkey, a tributary of the Scamander. It was the scene of many legendary events of Asia Minor, particularly during the siege of Troy.
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13.1.42: The Astypalaeans, who held Rhoeteion, first synoecized ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.]) Polion on the Simoeis, but the fortifications were poor and it was consequently destroyed.
Before the rivers Scamander and Simoeis silted up its natural harbour Troy was a perfect haven for ships battling up this windy section of the Aegean or arriving from the Black Sea.
As the fighting begins, the brutal deaths of warriors signify waste and loss: (10) There Telamonian Aias struck down the son of Anthemion Simoneisios in his stripling's beauty, whom once his mother descending from Ida bore beside the banks of Simoeis when she had followed her father and mother to tend the sheepflocks.