LEUCOSIA

LEUCOSIA
LEUCOSIA
ins.. parva Tyrrheni maris: contra sinum Paestanum: Ferrar. habet. in sinu Paestano, contra Posidonitate prom. vulgo la Licosa, et Leucosa: sic dicta ab Aeneae consobrina ibi sepulta, in ora Lucaniae, teste Festo; s. ut Plin. vult, ab una Sirenum ibi submersa, et sepulta. Vide et Strab. l. 2. p. 123. et l. 6. p. 252. et 258. De illa sic Ovid. Met. l. 15. v. 708.
Leucosiamqueve petit, tepidiqueve rosaria Paesti.
Erat olim Sirenum prom. iuncta, teste Plin. l. 2. c. 88. ibique multa in maria rudera, quasi urbis subversae, cernuntur. Idem urbs totius Cypri primaria, Archiepiscopal. Latinis, Episcopal. Graecis, et quae Nicolsia. Quin et Samothracia Leucosia prius est appellata. Aristot. de Repub. Nic. Lloyd.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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