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I. Geography

The name is usually derived from one of the three traditional Doric tribes (Dymanes, Hylleis, Pamphyloi) or from the Greek adjective pám-phylos, 'from all tribes'. Occasionally it is derived from a homonymous daughter (Theopomp. FGrH 115 F 103,15), sister (Steph. Byz. s.v. Π.) or wife (schol. Dionys. Per. 850) of the seer Mopsus. However, as there is a Hittite mention of P. (see below), all this may be a Grae…

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Martini, Wolfram (Gießen), “Pamphylia”, 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 08 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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