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(Οἰνόανδα; Oinóanda). Town in northern Lycia (Lycii, Lycia, with map), on a hill overlooking the Xanthus (at modern Incealiler; Str. 13,4,17; Plin. HN 5,101; Ptol. 5,3,8; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ο.), probably founded as a colony of the Pisidian Termessus in the late 3rd cent. BC, and fortified soon thereafter; in the 3rd cent AD, a new city wall was constructed around a reduced inner city area. After 188 BC, O. belonged to the  Tetrapolis of Cibyra [1] along with Bubon and Balbura, until this was di…

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Elton, Hugh (Miami), “Oenoanda”, 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 03 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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