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Mytilene
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(Μυτιλήνη; Mytilḗnē).

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A. Geography

City in the southeast of the island of Lesbos, of great political, economic and cultural signficance throughout antiquity. M. owed its prominent position not least to its favourable topographical situation. T…

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Mytilene”, 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 27 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e815440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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