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(Φασηλίς; Phasēlís). Port city on the eastern Lycian coast near what is today Tekirova. It was established as a Greek colony (Cic. Verr. 2,4,21; Plut. Cimon 12,3) by Lindus in about 690 BC, possibly at the site of an earlier Phoenician settlement. By the 6th cent., P. had developed into an important trade centre, owing to its favourable location. In the 7th cent. BC, P. was involved in the founding of Naucratis (Hdt.…

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Thomsen, Andreas (Tübingen), “Phaselis”, 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 22 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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