Naraggara(172 words)

Huß, Werner (Bamberg)

[German version]

City in Africa Proconsularis, 33 km to the northwest of Sicca Veneria, modern Sidi Youssef. The name, a Libyan inscription [1.570] and a bilingual one in Latin and Neo-Punic  (CIL VIII 1, 4636 = Suppl. 1, 16811 = ILAlg 1,1186) suggest a pre-Roman origin for the city. Evidence: Ptol. 4,3,30 (Ναράγγαρα/Narángara); Itin. Anton. 41,5; 44,7 (N.); Tab. Peut. 4,4 (N.); Geogr. Rav. 39,18 (Narragara). N. was a city by Roman Law (CIL VIII Suppl. 2, 18085; ILAlg 1,1189). Cultic worship of the Berber god Iocolon (ILAlg 1,1184) and the Punic-Roman goddes…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg). "Naraggara." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 30 October 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/naraggara-e816810>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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