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Phellus
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(Φελλός; Phellós). Lycian polis near modern Çukurbağ. As early as the 6th/5th cent. BC, an important town was situated here (in Hecat. FGrH 1 F 258 erroneously a Pamphylian pólis) with the Lycian name wehñti (Lycii, with map). In the mid 5th cent. BC, Harpagus, a dynast of Xanthus, resided here; right through to the 4th cent. BC, P. remained an important centre for the minting of coins of various dynasts and it had a significant heroon. In this period, P. still had a harbour (Ps.-Scyl. 100; Antiphellus). Despite its ea…

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Zimmermann, Martin (Tübingen), “Phellus”, 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 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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