Lusia
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[German version]

(Λουσία; Lousía). Attic deme of the asty trittys of the phyle Oineis and its eponymous heroine (Steph. Byz. s.v. Λ.) [1], one bouleutḗs. Presumably located in the Kephissos valley west of Athens. Funerary inscriptions of a ‘Lousieus’ in Hag. Theodoroi in Nea Liossia (IG II2 6756); earth for the building of the Eleusinion of Athens came from L. (IG II2 1672 l. 195).

Bibliography

1 Whitehead, 210.

Traill, Attica, 49, 69, 111 no. 86 table 6

J. S. Traill, Demos and Trittys, 1986, 133

P. Siewert, Die Trittyen Attikas und die Heeresreform des Kleisth…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Lusia”, 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 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e712280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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