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date: 05 December 2020


  • William Moir Calder
  •  and Susan Mary Sherwin-White


Alabanda, a city in northern *Caria, on the Marsyas, a tributary of the *Maeander, at the point where the road from *Tralles branches westward to *Halicarnassus and south to the coast opposite *Rhodes. Its site (now Arabhisar) between two hills is likened by Strabo to a pack-saddle. In the province of Asia it was a civitas libera (*free city).

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