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Φιλωτέρα, Strab. xvi. p.769; Steph. B. sub voce Plin. Nat. 6.29. s. 33; Φιλωτέρας λιμήν, Ptol. 4.5.14; Φιλωτερίς, Apollod. ap. Steph, B. s. v.; Eth. Φιλωτερίτης), a town in Upper Aegypt in the country of the Troglodytae, on the Arabian Gulf, near Myos-Hormus. It was named after a sister of Ptolemy Philadelphus, and was founded by Satyrus, who was sent by Ptolemy to explore the country of the Troglodytae. (Strab. l.c.; see Meineke, ad Steph. B. sub voce l.c.


(Eth. Φιλωτέριος), a city in Coele-Syria on the lake of Tiberias. (Steph. B. sub voce Plb. 5.70.) Stephanus says that in consequence of the Ethnic Φιλωτέριος some called the city Φιλωτερία; and in Polybius it is written Φιλοτερία.

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    • Polybius, Histories, 5.70
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.29
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 4.5
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