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(Λευκωσία; Leukōsía).

[German version]


Island on the Lucanian coast (Mela 2,7,121; Plin. HN 3,83: Leucothea) on the Punta della Licosa, modern Isola Piana.


G. Brugnoli, s.v. L., EV 3, 1987, 196f.

BTCGI 9, 1991, 5; 14, 1996, 505f.

[German version]

[1] One of the three post-Homeric Sirens

One of the three post-Homeric Sirens, who no longer - as with Homer - appear in a group but as individuals: L. reaches sout…

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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), Frey, Alexandra (Basle) and Senff, Reinhard (Bochum), “Leucosia”, 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 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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