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Pinara
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(Πίναρα/Pínara, Lycian pinale, pilleñni). City in Lycia to the east of the Cragus mountains on the western edge of the Xanthus valley (Strab. 14,3,5; Ptol. 5,3,3) at modern Minare. Identification is confirmed from inscriptions and coins. The earliest inscription (TAM 1, no. 45), c. the mid 4th cent. BC, identifies Xanthus as its founder (cf. Menecrates FGrH 769 F 1), although grave pillars indicate the existence of a settlement in the 5th or even 6th cent. BC. In 334…

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Geppert, Karin (Tübingen), “Pinara”, 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 19 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e925470>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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