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1. A surname of Artemis, derived from the town of Leucophrys in Phrygia, where, as well as at Magnesia on the Maeander, she had a splendid temple. (Xenoph. Hellen. 3.2.19; Strab. xiv. p.647; Tac. Ann. 3.62; Athen. 15.683.) The sons of Themistocles dedicated a statue to her on the Acropolis at Athens, because Themistocles had once ruled at Magnesia. (Paus. 1.26.4; Thuc. 1.138; Plut. Themist. 29.) There was also a statue of her at Amyclae, which had been dedicated by the Magnesian Bathycles. (Paus. 3.18.6.) Her temple at Magnesia had been built by Hermogenes, who had also written a work upon it. (Vitruv. vii. Praef. 3, 1.)

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    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.26.4
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.18.6
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.138
    • Tacitus, Annales, 3.62
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