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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


PALEA (Ancient city) NIATA
  Pleiai. A town of Laconia, mentioned by Livy (xxxv. 27) as the place where Nabis pitched his camp in B.C. 192, must have been situated in the plain of Leuce, which lay between Acriae and Asopus. The name of the place occurs in an inscription (Bockh, Inscr. no. 1444). From its position it would appear to be the same as the palaia kome of Pausanias (iii. 22. § 6), in which passage Curtius suggests that we might perhaps read Pleiai koen.

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited June 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

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