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(Λευκόφρυς; Leukóphrys). Polis in Ionia with a sanctuary to Artemis Leukophryene and a fresh-water lake (Xen. Hell. 3,2,19; 4,8,17). Probably not the same as the newly founded Magnesia [2] near modern Ortaklar (otherwise [1]). Around 400 BC, Thibron [1] moved the old settlement Magnesia [2] on the Maeander [2] to the Thorax (modern Gümüş Dağı; Diod. Sic. 14,36). [2] identified a fortified ancient settlement with orthogonal street layout on its eastern heights as L.


1 L. Bürchner, s. v. L., RE 12, 2288

2 A. Philippson, Milet III/5: D…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Leucophrys”, 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 08 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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