Scamander(redirected from Skamandros)
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Scamander(skəmăn`dər), ancient name of the Küçük Menderes River, c.60 mi (95 km) long, NW Turkey. It flows W and NW from the Kaz Daği through the TroasTroas
or the Troad
, region about ancient Troy, on the northwest coast of Asia Minor, in present NW Turkey. Traversed by Mt. Ida (Kaz Daği) and strategically located on the Hellespont (Dardanelles), it was involved in various struggles to control the straits.
..... Click the link for more information. into the Mediterranean Sea. It is frequently mentioned in the Iliad.