Leukas


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Leukas

(ˈluːkəs) or

Leucas

n
(Placename) another name for Levkás
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The Hellenistic comediographer Menander wrote in The Girl from Leukas that Sappho had been the first to take the fatal jump, only to be imitated later by other copy-cat unfortunate lovers.
(43) A Spartan invasion in the Argolid seems to have taken place approximately when Gylippos set out with four ships from Leukas to Taras, (44) and it is likely that both events occurred within the first half of July 414.
and the White Rock of Leukas. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 77: 137-77.
"Phaethon, Sappho's Phaon, and the White Rock of Leukas: 'Reading' the Symbols of Greek Lyric." HSCP 77: 137-77.