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Philadelphia
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(Φιλαδέλφεια/Philadélpheia).

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[1] Lydian town founded by Seleucus I

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Lydian town founded by Seleucus I (cf. SEG 35, 1985, 1170 [2. 180139; 3. no. 20]) or by Attalus [5] II Philadelphos (who definitely gave the town its name). It lay at the northeast foot of Mt. Tmolus in the fertile valley of the river Cogamis (cf. the coins in HN 655, presen…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), Tomaschitz, Kurt (Vienna) and Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), “Philadelphia”, 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 02 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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