(Λάδη; Ládē). Island originally off the coast of Miletus, length 3 km, height up to 98 m, today only a hilly ridge about 2 km from the coast because of the alluvial deposits of the Maeander. L. became known through the defeat of the Greeks in the Ionian Rebellion 496 BC: Hdt. 6,7ff.; Thuc. 8,17,3; Arr. Anab. 1,18,4ff.; Str. 14,1,7; Paus. 1,35,6.
L. Bürchner, s.v. L., RE 12, 381.
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Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen) and
Meyer, Ernst (Zürich),
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 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e628220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510