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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


LEUCOPHRYS (Ancient small town) TURKEY
  Leucophrys (Leukophrus), a town in Caria, apparently in the plain of the Maeander, on the borders of a lake, whose water was hot and in constant commotion. (Xenoph. Hell. iv. 8. § 17, iii. 2. § 19.) From the latter of the passages here referred to, we learn that the town possessed a very revered sanctuary of Artemis; hence surnamed Artemis Leucophryene or Leucophryne. (Paus. i. 26. § 4; Strab. xiv. p. 647; Tac. Ann. iii. 62.) The poet Nicander spoke of Leucophrys as a place distinguished for its fine roses. (Athen. xv. p. 683.)

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited August 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities


A city of Caria, close to a curious lake of warm water, and having a renowned temple of Artemis Leucophryne.

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