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date: 30 November 2022



  • Antony Spawforth


Arisbe, name of two Greek cities (IACP nos 768, 795): (1) in *Troas, a colony of *Miletus, subordinate to neighbouring *Abydos by the 3rd cent. bce (Polyb. 5. 111), but apparently surviving as a community under Roman rule, since as ‘Baris’ it is listed as the seat of an early Byzantine bishopric; (2) in *Lesbos, from Arisbe, daughter of *Macar; it had been subjugated by neighbouring *Methymna by the time of Herodotus (1.


  • Greek Myth and Religion

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