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(Μαγνησία; Magnēsía).

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[1] Thessalian coastal region

(Ethnicon Μάγνης, Μαγνῆτες/Mágnēs, Magnêtes; IG IX 2,1228 b16: dat. pl. Μαγνείτεσσι/Magneítessi 3rd cent. BC). The Thessalian coastal region of Peneius to the Gulf of Pagasae with a narrow peninsula stretching far to the south, which encloses the Gulf of Pagasae in the east and south, filled up completely by the mountains Ossa and Pelion and their foothills. The east coast toward the open sea was …

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Meyer, Ernst (Zürich), Blümel, Wolfgang (Cologne) and Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Magnesia”, 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 01 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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