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Ancient place-names

Maenalus plain

MENALIA (Ancient area) ARKADIA
Plain in Arcadia, cities of.


  Ladoceia (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. (Paus. viii. 44. § 1; Thuc. iv. 134; Pol. ii. 51, 55.)

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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