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Halicarnassus, the royal residence of the dynasts of Caria, which was formerly called Zephyra.


ALAVANDA (Ancient city) TURKEY

The name ALABANDA is derived from ALA and BANDA . ALA means 'horse' and BANDA means 'victory'. Thus ALABANDA means 'the horse of victory'.

LYDIA (Ancient country) TURKEY


Maeonia (Maionia), an ancient name of Lydia. There was, also, in later times a town of this name in Lydia, mentioned by Pliny (v. 29. s. 30), Hierocles (p. 670), and in the Episcopal Notitia; and of which several coins are extant. Its ruins have been found at a place called Megne, 5 English miles W. of Sandal. (Hamilton, Researches, vol. ii. p. 139.)

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