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Headword: Μιδάειον
Adler number: mu,1035
Translated headword: Midaeion, Midaeium
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A place.
Greek Original:
Μιδάειον: χωρίον.
Note:
In fact a city. Briefly mentioned by Strabo 12.8.12 and Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. (who cites Hellanicus), it lay on the Tembrios (Tembris, Thymbris, present-day Porzuk), the tributary that runs eastward into the Sangarios at Gordion (L. Zgusta, Kleinasiatische Ortsnamen (Heidelberg 1984) 382). It is to be distinguished from the archaeological site near the present-day village Yazilikaya, baptized 'Midas City' by William Ramsay in 1888 because of its important Midas Monument. For the geography of the Phrygian highlands south of the Tembrios and bibliography see mu 1109 'Miros'.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 29 May 2000@04:38:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; restorative cosmetics) on 12 September 2002@05:17:57.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 22 May 2013@07:58:05.

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