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Milesia
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(ἡ Μιλησίη/hē Milēsíē, Str. 14,1,8; ἡ Μιλησίη χώρα/hē Milēsíē chōra, Hdt. 5,29).

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A. Geography

Peninsula of Miletus [2] between the Latmian Gulf in the north and the Gulf of Akbük (basilicus sinus, Mela 1,16-17; Plin. HN 5,112) in the south, not identical with the entire polis territory of Miletus, which changed repeatedly [2. 13ff.]. After its exploration had been initiated by Th. Wiegand [13; 14], M. and the development of its landscape …

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Milesia”, 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 25 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e804280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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