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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Andeira

  Andeira (Andeira: Eth. Andeiranos), as it is written in Pliny (v. 32), a town of the Troad, the site of which is uncertain. There was a temple of the Mother of the Gods here, whence she had the name Andeirene. (Steph. B. s. v. Andeira.) As to the stone found here (Strab. p. 610), which, when burnt, becomes iron, and as to the rest of this passage, the reader may consult the note in Groskurd's translation of Strabo (vol. ii. p. 590).

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


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