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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 17 17 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK V. AN ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES, NATIONS, SEAS, TOWNS, HAVENS, MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, DISTANCES, AND PEOPLES WHO NOW EXIST OR FORMERLY EXISTED., CHAP. 31.—IONIA. (search)
d the town of TemnosIts site is now called Menemen, according to D'Anville. The Cryus was so called from the Greek kru/os, "cold.": we now see at the extremity of the gulfThe present Gulf of Smyrna. the rocks called MyrmecesOr the "Ants.", the town of LeuceProbably so called from the whiteness of the promontory on which it was situate. It was built by Tachos, the Persian general, in B.C. 352, and remarkable as the scene of the battle between the Consul Licinius Crassus and Aristonicus in B.C. 131. The modern name of its site is Lefke. on a promontory which was once an island, and Phoc├ŽaIts ruins are to be seen at Karaja-Fokia or Old Fokia, south-west of Fouges or New Fokia. It was said to have been founded by Phocian colonists under Philogenes and Damon., the frontier town of Ionia. A great part also of ├ćolia, of which we shall have presently to speak, has recourse to the jurisdiction of Smyrna; as well as the Macedones, surnamed HyrcaniThe people of Hyrcania, one of the twelve cities