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(Κολοφῶν; Kolophôn).

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[1] City in Lydia

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Ionian city (Str. 14,1,3-5; Paus. 7,3,1-4) in Lydia, c. 13 km north of the harbour of  Notion. Ruins (acropolis, theatre, thermal baths) near today's Değirmendere. Temporarily at war with the Lydian kings, C. enjoyed great prosperity in the 7th/6th c…

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Engelmann, Helmut (Cologne), Ziegler, Konrat (Göttingen) and Hunger, Hermann (Vienna), “Colophon”, 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 06 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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