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CISTHE´NE (Κισθήνη).


A town on the coast of Mysia, deserted in Strabo's time (p. 606). It lay outside of the bay of Adramyttium and the promontory Pyrrha. It had a port. Cisthene was north of Atarneus. It is mentioned by Mela (1.18) and Pliny (5.30).

The Gorgoneian plains of Cisthene (Aesch. Prom. Vinct. 5.795) are unknown.



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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.30
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