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PHILEAE

PHILEAE (Mela, 2.2.5), or PHILIAS (Tab. Peut.; Geog. Rav. 4.6, 5.12; Φιλέας, Scymn. 5.722; Steph. B. sub voce 698, who, however, has also the forms Φιλέα and Φινέα; Φιλία, Anon. B. Per. P. Eux., who also says that it was called Φρυγία, with which name it is likewise found in Arrian, Per. P. Eux. p. 25; comp. Zosim. 1.34), a town on the coast of Thrace, built by the Byzantines, on a promontory of the same name. It still exists under the slightly altered appellation of Fillea or Filine.

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