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Latmus
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(Λάτμος; Látmos).

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[1] Mountain range in Caria

A gneiss and granite mountain range in Caria on the northern and eastern banks of former Latmikos Kolpos (modern Bafa Gölü), modern Beşparmak Dağları. First mentioned by Hecat. FGrH 1 F 239. Archaeologically the earliest traces of human settlement go back to prehistory. The L. was one of the sacred mountains of Asia Minor. On the Tekerlekdağ (1,375 m high), the Carian-Anatolian weather…

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Peschlow-Bindokat, Anneliese (Berlin), “Latmus”, 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 22 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e632440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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