Origin of colophon
Related formscol·o·phon·ic, adjective
Definition for colophon (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for colophon
She was a nymph once, they say—the daughter of Idmon the dyer, of Colophon, a city of Lydia.A Book of Myths|Jean Lang
On the return of Mentes, he accompanied him to Colophon, where he became totally blind.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Gyges takes the city but not the citadel of Colophon; according to Athenæus (p. 256) he concluded a friendly treaty with Colophon.
This Bible, as appears from the colophon, was finished on this day, 1535.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
With the subjugation of Colophon the successes of Alyattes ended.