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Xanthus

(zăn`thəs), ancient city of LyciaLycia
, ancient country, SW Asia Minor. Egyptian sources ally the Lycians to the Hittites at the time of Ramses II; the Lycians spoke an Anatolian language. Lycia was frequently mentioned by Homer in Greek mythology.
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, 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 excavated the ruins. Many works of art from Xanthus, such as the archaic sculptured reliefs and the Nereid monument, are now in the British Museum.

Xanthus

the chief city of ancient Lycia in SW Asia Minor: source of some important antiquities
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This story is told in alternating perspectives, mostly from Attia, but also significantly from Xanthus. The characters are somewhat flat, with little subtlety or nuance.
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"Ah, Xanthus, am I to thy roof beguiled "To see the--the--the Devil domiciled?" (III.1015-1016) "No--no--which latest chance secure!" Leaped up and cried Sordello: "this made sure, "The past were yet redeemable; its work "Was--help the Guelfs, whom I, howe'er it irk, "Thus help!" (V.303-07) "Quick, what has Sordello found?
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(4) One such fable shows the story of certain Arcadians of the Xanthus family chosen by drawing lots and turned into werewolves after hanging their clothes in trees and swimming across a pond during the ancient festival of Lykaia.
E Xanthus que era bien ignorante de aquel fecho: demando algunos dias de espacio para les rresponder et fue se para su casa.
I saw before me Troy in miniature, A slender copy of our massive tower, A dry brooklet named Xanthus. (III.