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On doubling Lectum one comes next to the most notable cities of the Aeolians, and to the Gulf of Adramyttium, on which the poet obviously places the majority of the Leleges, as also the Cilicians, who were twofold.1 Here too is the shore-land of the Mitylenaeans, with certain villages2 belonging to the Mitylenaeans who live on the mainland. The same gulf is also called the Idaean Gulf, for the ridge which extends from Lectum to Mt. Ida lies above the first part of the gulf, where the poet represents the Leleges as first settled.3

1 See 13. 1. 7, 60.

2 Coryphantis and Heracleia are named in section 51.

3 Hom. Il. 10.429

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