*Europus (greek:Εύρωπος) a son of Makednos and Oreithyia, the daughter of athenian Cecrops II, from whom the town of Evropos in Macedonia (Greece) was believed to have received its name (Steph. Byz).

*Europus the ancient city of Carchemish in modern day Syria
*Europus an incorrect reference to the city of Dura-Europos in modern day Syria

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