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Leucas, Leucadia
(1,280 words)

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(Λευκάς, Λευκαδία; Leukás, Leukadía; Lat. Leucas, Leucadia).

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A. Geography

One of the central Ionian islands with a city of the same name, separated from the Acarnanian coast by only a shallow strait, with an extent of c. 295 km2 and 31 km long ( Acarnanians, Acarnania, map). The interior of L.…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Leucas, Leucadia”, 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 11 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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