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(τὰ Φάλαρα; tà Phálara). Town of the Malieis, port serving Lamia [2] on the Malian Gulf, probably present-day Stilida. Destroyed by an earthquake in 426 BC (Str. 1,3,20); after its reconstruction, it was again an important harbour town (cf. Str. 9,5,13).


E. Kirsten, s.v. P., RE 19, 1647 

F. Stählin, Das hellenische Thessalien, 1924, 217f. 

K. Braun, R. Scheer, s.v. P., in: Lauffer, Griechenland, 533.

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Phalara”, 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 12 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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