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LAODICEIA (Λαοδίκεια).


A town in Media, founded by Seleucus Nicator, along with the two other Hellenic cities of Apameia and Heracleia. (Strab. xi. p.524 ; Steph. B. sub voce Pliny (6.29) describes it as being in the extreme limits of Media, and founded by Antiochus. The site has not yet been identified. (Ritter, Erdkunde, vol. viii. p. 599.)


A town which Pliny (6.30) places along with Seleuceia and Artemita in Mesopotamia. [E.B.J]

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