Xanthus

principal city of ancient Lycia. The ruined city, situated on a cliff above the mouth of the Koca (Xanthus) River in what is now southwestern Turkey, ... [3 related articles]
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Xanthus

Xanthus is a Greek boy name. The meaning of the name is `Fair Haired, Yellow` Xanthe,Xanthus The name Xanthus doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Xanthus seems to be unique!
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Xanthus

Xanthus (zăn'thus) , ancient city of Lycia, W Asia Minor, in present Turkey. On the Xanthus River, it was besieged and taken by the Persians (c.546 B.C.) and centuries later (c.42 B.C.) by the Romans. Both times the inhabitants destroyed their city before surrendering. Sir Charles Fellows ...
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Xanthus

[historian] Xanthus of Lydia (Ξάνθος, Xanthos) was a native Lydian historian and logographer who, during the mid-fifth century BC, wrote texts on the history of Lydia known as Lydiaca (Λυδιακά). Xanthus also wrote occasionally about geology. It is believed that Xanthus was the earliest historian to have written a significant am...
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