Aphrodisias
(1,126 words)

(Ἀφροδισίας; Aphrodisías).

[German version]

[1] City in  Caria

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City in  Caria, 38 km south of the Maeander, in the left side valley of the Morsylos (present-day Dandalaz çayı); the modern Geyre. Traces of neolithic and early Bronze Age settlement on the acropolis; old name of Νινόη (Steph. Byz. s. v. Ninoe) preserved in the local cult ( Zeus Nineudi…

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Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), Leisten, Thomas (Princeton), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Hild, Friedrich (Vienna), “Aphrodisias”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127300>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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