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Catacecaumene
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(Κατακεκαυμένη; Katakekauménē, ‘burnt earth’).

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[1] Volcanic zone in western Asia Minor

Volcanic zone, characterized by ash-like soil and black rocks, in western Asia Minor (Mysia and eastern Lydia: Xanthus FGrH 765 F 13; Str. 12,8,18f.), about 40×10 km in size (exaggerated in Str. 13,4,11) on the upper reaches of the Maeander, which flows through the C. (Str. 13,4,5); parallel to it in the south is a volcano-free crys…

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Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg) and Müller, Walter W. (Marburg/Lahn), “Catacecaumene”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e610490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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