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(Σόλοι; Sóloi).

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[1] City on the northern coast of Cyprus

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City on the northern coast of Cyprus at modern Karavostasi with a harbour which was also usable in winter (Scyl. 103; Str. 14,6,3). According to Plut. Solon 26,2 named after Solon [1], who advised the king Philocyprus of Aepeia to relocate his unfavourably situated city to the plain. But according to Str. loc. cit. S. was founded by Pha…

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Senff, Reinhard (Bochum) and Hild, Friedrich (Vienna), “Soli”, 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 24 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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