MINYAE (Ancient city) GREECE
Minya (Minua), a city of Thessaly, said by Stephanus B. (s. v.) to have been formerly called Halmonia (Halmonia), and to have derived its name from Minyas. It is mentioned by Pliny (iv.8. s. 15) under the name of Almon, and in conjunction with Orchomenus Minyeus in Thessaly. (See Muller, Orchomenos und die Minyer, p. 244, 2nd ed.)
The Minyae founded a colony in Lemnos, called Minyae, whence they proceeded to Elis Triphylia, and to the island of Thera
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