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Termessus
(504 words)

(Τερμησσός/Termēssós).

[German version]

[1] City in south-west Pisidia

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City in southwest Pisidia, the biggest polis in Pisidia along with Sagalassus and Selge, located at a height of c. 1000 m on Mount Solymos (modern Güllük Dağı, 35 km northwest of Antalya). Mythically, T. was associated with Bellerophontes and the Solymi, and T. based its tradition on the hero Solymos (coins: [1]). In the …

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Brandt, Hartwin (Chemnitz) and Schuler, Christoph (Tübingen), “Termessus”, 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 07 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1204560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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