Xanthus
geographical name city of ancient Lycia; site near mouth of Koca River in SW Turkey

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  • Xanthus — (Greek: [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3D%2371462 Ξάνθος] Xanthos yellow,blond) may refer to:In Greek mythology: *Xanthus is a son of Phaenops who was killed by Diomedes. *Xanthus is the name …   Wikipedia

  • Xanthus — Xanthus, s. Lycien …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Xanthus — [zan′thəs] ancient city in Lycia, SW Asia Minor …   English World dictionary

  • Xanthus — Der Name Xanthos (griech. Ξάνθος, lat. Xanthus) stammt ursprünglich aus dem antiken Griechenland. So wurde er als Eigenname, als Flussname und als Name einer Stadt verwendet. Der Name leitet sich von griechisch ξανθός ab und bedeutet gelb,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • XANTHUS — I. XANTHUS Candaulis Lydi fil. Historicus Sardianus, qui eôdem tempore fuit, quô Sardes (non quidem a Cyro, sed ab Iombus et Atheniensibus, regnante Dariô, Herodot. l. 5. c. 100.) captae sunt; suidâ teste. Scripsit Lydiacorum libros 4. in quibus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Xanthus — /zan theuhs/, n. an ancient city of Lycia, in SW Asia Minor, near the mouth of the Xanthus River: site of archaeological remains. * * * Ancient city of Lycia, Anatolia. Situated near the mouth of the Xanthus River in southeastern Turkey, its… …   Universalium

  • Xanthus — Antigua ciudad de Licia en Anatolia. Estaba situada cerca de la desembocadura del río Xanthus, en el sudeste de Turquía; entre sus ruinas hay un teatro, templos y tumbas. Varias piezas se conservan en el Museo Británico. La antigua ciudad fue… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Xanthus — /ˈzænθəs/ (say zanthuhs) noun an ancient city of Lycia, in south western Asia Minor, now Turkey, near the mouth of the river Xanthus; valuable archaeological remains have been found in the ruins. –Xanthian, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Xanthus — /zan theuhs/, n. an ancient city of Lycia, in SW Asia Minor, near the mouth of the Xanthus River: site of archaeological remains …   Useful english dictionary

  • XANTHUS —    principal city in ancient Lycia, on a river of the same name, celebrated for its temples and works of art; sustained two sieges, the last of which terminated in the self destruction of its inhabitants; ruins of it exist, and are Cyclopean;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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