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  Myndus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Myndus was an ancient Greek city of Caria in Asia Minor, built on the Homonymous (sp?) Peninsula.
Once the cynic philosopher Diogenes of Sinope visited Myndos and upon noticing how large the city gates were relative to the town, he cynically said; "Oh men of Myndos, I urge you to shut the city gates, as your town might exit from these!"
In V.33, Herodotus relates the story of how a captain from Myndus, Scylax, was found to have left no guards on his ship while a Persian force was preparing to attack the island of Naxos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Myndus   (244 words)

 Alexander of Myndus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alexander of Myndus (or Myndos) in Caria, was a Greek writer who some believe lived during the first century AD but this date is uncertain.
Works ascribed to Alexander of Myndus include a History of Beasts (Ktenon historia), On Animals (Peri zoön, probably the same work), On Birds (Peri ptenon, a separate work), a work on myths, and on either the interpretation of dreams or on divination generally.
It is possible that the illustrations of birds in the Vienna Dioscurides, which appear to be based on illustrations from an older, different treatise, as they don't relate directly to the treatise they illustrate, are derived from illustrations of the lost treatise on birds of Alexander of Myndus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alexander_of_Myndus   (250 words)

 The Story of Myndus
It is said that the philosopher Diogenes once visited Myndus, and observing that the gates were large but the city small, advised the Myndians to keep their gates closed, or their city would be running away.
In the third century Myndus was mostly in the hands of the Ptolemies, and was still so in 197 BC when the Rhodians, as friends of Egypt, undertook to protect her ‘allies’ against Antiochus III of Syria, and gave their freedom to Myndus and others.
Imperial coinage of Myndus is noticeably scanty, and it may be that the city did not prosper under the Empire as much as most.
www.gumuscafe.com /TSOMEng.htm   (931 words)

 Ancient city wall of Halikarnassos /Myndus Gate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Myndus gate is located by the old Gumbet road, near the Gumbet junction, next to the Turkish cemetery at the western exit of the town.
This project, which was made possible by the support of Ericsson and Turkcell, aims to restore the ancient city wall of Bodrum, known in antiquity as Halikarnassos, with particular attention to Myndos Gate and the Ottoman Tower, landscaping and lighting has made the walls accesible to the public.
The attack was repulsed with difficulty by the satrap Oron-tobates and Memnon of Rhodes.
www.bodrumpages.com /English/myndos-gate.html   (2534 words)

 Alexander of Myndus - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Diogenes Laertius (1.29) mentions one Alexon of Myndus as the author of a work on myths, of which he quotes the ninth book.
At 2.9 within an extended discussion of dreams involving being struck by lightning Artemidorus mentions that Alexander of Myndus and Phoebus of Antioch are verbose on the topic but also very mistaken.
Alexander of Myndus (http://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/0132.html) from Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, from which part of this entry was derived
www.ancientlibrary.com /wcd/Alexander_of_Myndus   (438 words)

 Myndus - Places of Interest in Turkish waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The ancient city of Myndus stood on the western extremity of the Bodrum peninsula where the village of Gumusluk now stands.
Myndus never approached the status of the great city of Halicarnassus, the capital of Caria, and it was the butt of disparaging jokes on account of the poor quality of its wine which was mixed with sea-water to make it drinkable.
Snorkeling is popular because parts of ancient Myndus have slid under water in some past cataclysmic event and are visible clearly through a diving mask.
www.bodexyachting.com /myndus.htm   (166 words)

Myndus was one of the eight major cities on the peninsula, established It is suggested that old Myndus was located in the south east of present site of Gumusluk on the hill now called Bozdag.
After the campaign of Alexander, Myndus passed into hands of Ptolemies of Egypt then to Rhodians who interfered as the allies of Ptolemies to protect these cities from Antiochus, the king of Syria.
The wall, which reaches the thickness of 9 feet, is built with green granite, similar to the one used for the Mausoleum in Halicarnasus.
www.guidebodrum.com /gumusluk1.htm   (739 words)

 Florida Entomologist, v. 81, n. 1, p. 92
Myndus crudus nymphs were never in the open but always beneath pieces of mulch.
Myndus crudus Van Duzee (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cixiidae), a widely distributed planthopper in the American tropics (Howard et al.
Howard, F. Myndus crudus, a vector of lethal yellowing of palms.
www.fcla.edu /FlaEnt/fe81p92.html   (2400 words)

 Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
One of the eight Lelegian cities on the Halicarnassus or Myndus peninsula.
In the 4th century BC the satrap of Caria, Mausolos, moved the inhabitants of Myndus northwards, incorporating in it the inhabitants of the city of Termera (Assarlik) too.
The old Lelegian city is located on Bozdağ hill, where part of the defensive wall and the foundation of a tower can be seen.
www.ypai.gr /atlas/thesi_uk.asp?idthesis=458   (161 words)

 IPM Florida - Lethal Yellowing of Florida's Palms: Invader from the Caribbean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Having identified Myndus crudus as a vector of lethal yellowing, we studied its life cycle to try to find where the insect was vulnerable to pest control techniques.
In studying factors other than plant cover that could influence population levels of Myndus crudus, we found that over 50% of the nymphs were on the soil surface; the rest were below the surface to a maximum depth of 3 cm.
As factors are identified that encourage or reduce populations of Myndus crudus, these can be combined in an integrated pest management approach to reducing populations of the vector.
ipm.ifas.ufl.edu /extension-resources/newsletters/ipmfl/V2N3/LETHAL.HTM   (636 words)

 LETHAL YELLOWING OF PALMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Thus, in recognition of their unique taxonomic status, MLOs as a group are now known by the generic name of phytoplasma, to which species designations to denote individual pathogens will undoubtedly be added within the next few years.
Although experimental suppression of populations of Myndus crudus with insecticides resulted in a reduction in the spread of lethal yellowing in the experimental areas, insecticidal control of vectors on a broad scale would be too costly, environmentally deleterious, unsafe and would eventually result in insecticide-resistant vectors.
The immature stages of Myndus crudus develop on grasses and the adults feed on palms.
flrec.ifas.ufl.edu /Hort/Palms/lethal_yellow_facts.htm   (2504 words)

 Alexander of Myndus
Alexander of Myndus (or Myndos) in Caria, a Greek author lived during the first century AD and wrote on diverse topics, including zoology and divination.
No writings are extant, but fragments are preserved in various later authors.
It is possible that the illustrations of birds in the Vienna Dioscurides, which appear to be based on illustrations from an older, different treatise, as they don't relate directly to the treatise they illustrate, are derived from illustrations of the lost trteatise on birds of Alexander of Myndus.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Bios/AlexanderOfMyndus.html   (260 words)

 Lethal Yellow - Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The phytoplasma is most likely spread by an insect, the plant hopper Myndus crudus.
The Myndus crudus spreads the disease by feeding on palm sap.
It is when the bug feeds that the disease is transmitted to healthy palms.
www.lethalyellow.com /lethalinfo.asp   (544 words)

In the classical era, the Lelegian town of Myndos was located on the hilltop at Bozdağ, about two miles from Gümüşlük and was remembered in later times as Old Myndus.
Today it has all virtually disappeared Although hardly anything remains of ancient Myndus, rock-cut stairways and house-foundations may be still be seen on the hillside.
The theatre and stadium have totally disappeared; all that survives is a ruined basilica and at the highest point of the peninsula, what may have been an early church.
www.bodrum-turkey.com /gumusluk.htm   (744 words)

 F. W. Howard
Maintenance of selected ground cover has been developed as a method of managing populations of Myndus crudus (Homoptera: Cixiidae), a vector of lethal yellowing of palms.
Howard, F. Myndus crudus (Homoptera: Cixiidae), a vector of lethal yellowing of palms.
Howard, F. Evaluation of grasses for cultural control of Myndus crudus, a vector of lethal yellowing of palms.
entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu /howard.htm   (329 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Susceptible palm trees, screw pine, and hosts of Myndus crudus (the vector of lethal yellowing of palm), and all parts capable of propagation, except seed, are the articles and commodities covered.
Grasses and sedges covered may be admissible if each shipment is accompanied by an official certificate evidencing treatment for Myndus crudus, as indicated in (D.2), below.
Grasses and sedges covered may be shipped to California from the area under quarantine subject to prior approval by the Secretary of the method of treatment to be used.
pi.cdfa.ca.gov /pqm/manual/htm/325.htm   (255 words)

 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Colleen Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Born in Nelson County at Myndus on Nov. 4, 1932, he was a son of the late Stuart B. Harris and Mary Gladys White Harris.
Ben was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church at Myndus and served in the US Navy from Jan. 1952 until July, 1972 when he was transferred from active duty at the rank of Senior Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate to the Fleet Reserve of the US Navy after 20 years.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James E. Harris Sr..
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Community_Colleen_124280828.htm   (192 words)

 Halicarnassus, Bodrum - the ancient Halicarnassos with history of Mausolos and Herodotus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Two meters under the narrow streets of Bodrum lies 5000 years of history.
A few monuments attest to this history: the castle, the Roman theatre, the Myndus Gate and the Mausoleum.
The ancient city of Bodrum (Halicarnassos, Halicarnassus) is thought to have been founded
www.bodrumpages.com /English/history.html   (1511 words)

 Turkey multi-sport tour and adventure cruise from The World Outdoors
Translucent turquoise seas, dramatic pine-forested coasts, ageless seaside villages and a dream world of ancient sites and cities -- Istanbul, Ephesus, Myndus, Halicarnassus, Caunus.
We conclude with a tour of the ancient acropolis of Myndus and then board our gulet, a traditionally built wooden yacht from which we explore Turkey's breathtaking "turquoise coast".
During our five-day sailing adventure, we swim and kayak in the pristine waters of the "Aquarium" and visit the remains of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, another of the Seven Wonders, followed by medieval Bodrum Castle.
www.theworldoutdoors.com /trips/turkeyms.html   (526 words)

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