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Laodicea
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(Λαοδίκεια; Laodíkeia).

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[1] Port-town in north-west Syria, modern Latakia

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(Λ. ἐπὶ τῇ θαλάσσῃ; L. epì têi thalássēi). Port in north-west Syria (now Latakia or al-Lāḏiqīya), not far from the Bronze Age Ugarit (Ra's Šamra). Founded by Seleucus I around…

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Gerber, Jörg (Bochum), Podella, Thomas (Lübeck), Belke, Klaus (Vienna) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Laodicea”, 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 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e630850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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