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Lysimachia
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(Λυσιμάχεια; Lysimácheia).

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[1] City on the Thracian Chersonesus

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Diadochi and Epigoni | Natural catastrophes

City founded by one of the Diadochi Lysimachus, in 309 BC - in place of the city of Cardia destroyed by him - as the capital city of Thracian Chersonesus and the seat of government (Str. 7, fr. 51; Liv. 23,38,11; Ptol. 3,11) there on the southern coast of Melas Kolpos near modern Bakla Burnu. In the Hellenistic period L. was the most…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Lysimachia”, 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 07 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e714820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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