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HYDRE´LA

HYDRE´LA (Ὕδρηλα), a town in Caria, said to have been founded by Hydrelus, one of three brothers who emigrated from Sparta. (Strab. xiv. p.650; Steph. B. sub voce Liv. 37.56.) The Hydrelitae, no doubt the people of Hydrela (Plin. Nat. 5.29), belonged to the conventus of Cibyra.

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