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Thirty stadia from Nysa, as you cross the Mesogis to-words the southern parts of Mount Tmolus,1 is a place called Leimon, or the Meadow, to which the Nysæans and all the people around repair when they celebrate a festival. Not far from this plain is an aperture in the ground, sacred to the same deities, which aperture is said to extend as far as Acharaca. They say that the poet mentions this meadow, in the words, “‘On the Asian mead,’2” and they show a temple dedicated to two heroes, Caÿstrius and Asius, and the Caÿster flowing near it.

1 Groskurd's emendation of this corrupt passage is adopted, ὑπεοͅβᾶσιτὴν μεσωγίδα ἐπὶ τὰ ποͅὸς τὸν νότον μέοͅη τμώλου τοῦ ὄρους.

2 Il. ii. 461.

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