Isindus

Isindus or Isindos (Ancient Greek: Ἴσινδος), also known as Isinda (Ἴσινδα) was a town of ancient Ionia, mentioned by Stephanus of Byzantium.[1] It may be that Isinda in Pisidia, which claimed an Ionian origin, was colonised from here.[2] It was a member of the Delian League since it appears in tribute records of Athens between the years 445/4 and 416/5 BCE.[3] It is possible that it is the same city as the Ionda mentioned Diodorus Siculus that was occupied by Thimbron in the year 391/90 BCE before his occupation of a mountain near Ephesus.[4]

Its site is unlocated.

References

  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v.
  2. ^ Trevor Bryce (2009). The Routledge Handbook of the Peoples and Places of Ancient Western Asia. p. 340.
  3. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Ionia". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 1076. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  4. ^ Diodorus Siculus. Bibliotheca historica (Historical Library). 14.99.
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