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I´DRIAS (Ἰδριάς), according to Stephanus B. (s. v.), a town in Caria which had formerly borne the name of Chrysaoris. Herodotus (5.118) describes the river Marsyas as flowing from a district called Idrias ; and it is conjectured that Stratoniceia, founded by Antiochus Soter, was built on the site of the ancient town. of Idrias. (Comp. Leake, Asia Minor, p. 235 ; see LAODICEIA)


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.118
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