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Paion (Παϊων) is a municipality in Achaea, Greece. Population 2,579 (2001). The seat of the municipality is in Dafni. Achaea (Greek: , Achaïa; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is an ancient province and a present prefecture of Greece, on the northern coast of the Peloponnese, stretching from the mountain ranges of Erymanthus and Cyllene on the south to a narrow strip of fertile land on the...

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Paionia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (883 words)
Paionia (also Romanized as Paeonia) was, in ancient geography, the land of the Paionians (Gk.
Paiones), the exact boundaries of which, like the early history of its inhabitants, are very obscure.
In the time of king Philip II of Macedon, Paionia covered most of what is now the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and was located immediately north of ancient Macedon (roughly corresponding to the modern Greek region of Macedonia) and south of Dardania (roughly corresponding to modern-day Kosovo).
Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Pannonia (644 words)
Today, the term Pannonia is usually used for what is called "Transdanubia " in Hungary and for northern parts of Former Yugoslavia, which are located in the Pannonian plain.
Its original inhabitants were the Pannonii (sometimes called Paiones by the Greeks).
From the 4th century BC it was invaded by various Celtic tribes.
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