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 After Hierapolis are the parts beyond the Mæander. Those about Laodiceia and Aphrodisias,1 and those extending to Carura, have been already described. The places which succeed are Antioch2 on the Mæander, now belonging to Caria, on the west; on the south are Cibyra the Great,3 Sinda,4 and Cabalis, as far as Mount Taurus and Lycia. Antioch is a city of moderate size situated on the banks of the Mæander, at the side towards Phrygia. There is a bridge over the river. A large tract of country, all of which is fertile, on each side of the river, belongs to the city. It produces in the greatest abundance the fig of Antioch, as it is called, which is dried. It is also called Triphyllus. This place also is subject to shocks of earthquakes. A native of this city was Diotrephes, a celebrated sophist; his disciple was Hybreas, the greatest orator of our times.
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