Arisba or Arisbe (Ancient Greek: Ἀρίσβη; Eth. Ἀρισβαἰος), was a town of Mysia, mentioned by Homer in the same line with Sestos and Abydus. It was between Percote and Abydus, a colony of Mytilene, founded by Scamandrius and Ascanius, son of Aeneas.
The army of Alexander the Great mustered here after crossing the Hellespont. When the wandering Gauls passed over into Asia, on the invitation of Attalus I, they occupied Arisba, but were soon defeated, in 216 BCE, by Prusias I of Bithynia. In Strabo's time the place was almost forgotten.
There are coins of Arisbe from the Roman emperor Trajan's time (early 2nd century), and also autonomous coins.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: George Long (1854–1857). "Arisba". In Smith, William (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray. p. 214.Aigosages
The Aigosages were a Celtic tribe dwelling on both sides of the Hellespont, first in Thrace and then in Troas and Mysia on the Asian side.
Coming probably from the Kingdom of Tylis, they crossed over to Asia Minor where they were hired by the Hellenistic ruler Attalus I of Pergamum who intended to employ them as mercenaries in his war against the Seleucid prince Achaeus. After a lunar eclipse on September 1st 218 BC, however, the Celts refused to obey and Attalus, considering the risk of a revolt, led them back to the Hellespont, promising to give them land in the area between Lampsacus and Alexandria Troas.After the king's departure the Aigosages laid siege on the city of Ilium, but were thwarted by the Alexandrinian general Themistes. The Celts then turned against the territory of Abydos, taking the town of Arisba. Here they were finally defeated in battle by the Bithynian king Prusias I, who put them all to the sword, including the women and children.Arhopala birmana
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Arisba or Arisbe (Ancient Greek: Ἀρίσβη) was a town in ancient Lesbos, which Herodotus speaks of as being taken by the Methymnaei. Pliny the Elder says it was destroyed by an earthquake.It is located near modern Arisvi.Arisbe
Arisbe (Ancient Greek:Ἀρίσβη) may refer to:
Another name for Batea (daughter of Teucer), a person in Greek mythology
Arisbe (daughter of Merops), an early wife of King Priam of Troy, also daughter of the seer Merops of Percote
Arisba, an ancient city in the Troad
Arisba (Lesbos), an ancient town on Lesbos
arisbe, a species of owl butterflies
Arisbe, American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's estate in PennsylvaniaBiblidinae
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As of 2008, some 340 valid species are in this subfamily, placed in 38 genera. Most species of Biblidinae are Neotropical, but there are some Old World species and genera in the tribes Biblidini and Epicaliini.Caloe
Caloe was a town in the Roman province of Asia. It is mentioned as Kaloe or Keloue in 3rd-century inscriptions, as Kalose in Hierocles's Synecdemos (660), and as Kalloe, Kaloe, and Kolone in Parthey's Notitiæ episcopatuum, in which it figures from the 6th to the 12fth or 13th century.Cestrus
Cestrus was a city in the Roman province of Isauria, in Asia Minor. Its placing within Isauria is given by Hierocles, Georgius Cyprius, and Parthey's (Notitiae episcopatuum). While recognizing what the ancient sources said, Lequien supposed that the town, whose site has not been identified, took its name from the River Cestros and was thus in Pamphylia. Following Lequien's hypothesis, the 19th-century annual publication Gerarchia cattolica identified the town with "Ak-Sou", which Sophrone Pétridès called an odd mistake, since this is the name of the River Cestros, not of a city.Cotenna
Cotenna was a city in the Roman province of Pamphylia I in Asia Minor. It corresponds to modern Gödene, near Konya, Turkey.Docimium
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Mithymna (Greek pronunciation: [ˈmiθimna]) (Greek: Μήθυμνα, also sometimes spelled Methymna) is a town and former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lesbos, of which it is a municipal unit. Before 1919, its official name was Μόλυβος - Molyvos; that name dates back to the end of the Byzantine Era, but is still in common use today.Prusias I of Bithynia
Prusias I Cholus (Greek: Προυσίας ὁ Χωλός "the Lame") (lived c. 243 – 182 BC, reigned c. 228 – 182 BC) was a king of Bithynia, the son of Ziaelas of Bithynia.Stratonicea (Lydia)
Stratonicea – (Greek: Στρατoνικεια, or Στρατονίκεια) also transliterated as Stratoniceia and Stratonikeia, earlier Indi, and later for a time Hadrianapolis – was an ancient city in the valley of the Caicus river, between Germe and Acrasus, in Lydia, Anatolia; its site is currently near the village of Siledik, in the district of Kırkağaç, Manisa Province, in the Aegean Region of Turkey.Üçayaklı ruins
The Üçayaklı ruins are in Mersin Province, Turkey.