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Lycian League
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(Λυκίων τὸ κοινόν/Λυκίων τὸ ἔθνος; Lykíōn tò Koinón/Éthnos). The constitution of the Lycian League (LL) (for the history Lycii, Lycia) is known for the period of independence mainly from Artemidorus (in Str. 14,3,3), and for the period as a Roman provincial diet (from AD 43) from inscriptions primarily from the 2nd cent. AD. Artemidorus portrays a LL whose strong coherence leads to it being regarded as the model for the koinón of the Achaeans. The 23 members (at the end of the 1st cent. BC more, in the Imperial period over 30) were divided into three c…

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Behrwald, Ralf (Chemnitz), “Lycian League”, 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 17 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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