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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


  ta Ladokeia. A place in Arcadia, in the district Maenalia, and, after the building of Megalopolis, a suburb of that city, was situated upon the road from the latter to Pallantium and Tegea. Here a battle was fought between the Mantineians and Tegeatae, B.C. 423, and between the Achaeans and Cleomenes, B.C. 226. Thucydides calls it Laodicium (Laodikion) in Oresthis.

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