Cercinitis(152 words)

von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen)

[German version]

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(Κερκινῖτις; Kerkinîtis). Ionian foundation from the 6th cent. BC in the north-western part of the Crimea near the modern village of Evpatorija (Hellanicus FGrH 4 F 70; Str. 12,3,18; Arr. Peripl. p. eux. 19,5), from the middle of the 4th cent. BC in the possession of Chersonesus [3] [1. 352] and closely linked with it; second largest town with an important port, agriculture and crafts, also Doric inscriptions [1. 339]. Fr…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen). "Cercinitis." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 22 August 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/cercinitis-e613200>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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