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Rioni



Introduction of Rioni
River, 180 mi long, rising in the Caucasus Mts and flowing S and W to the Black Sea at Poti. For a brieftime considered the boundary between Europe and Asia, it played a role in ancient Greek legends of theArgonauts and the Golden Fleece. The Argonautssailed up this river after their arrival in Colchis. Thishas given rise to the expression “sailing to the Phasis”to describe dangerous voyages.River, 180 mi long, rising in the Caucasus Mts and flowing S and W to the Black Sea at Poti. For a brieftime considered the boundary between Europe and Asia, it played a role in ancient Greek legends of theArgonauts and the Golden Fleece. The Argonautssailed up this river after their arrival in Colchis. Thishas given rise to the expression “sailing to the Phasis”to describe dangerous voyages.

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