I. Location and history up to conquest by the Goti
City in Thrace (Thraci), founded by Philip (Philippus ) II in the immediate vicinity of a fortified settlement of the Bessi on the right bank of the Hebrus in 341 BC. An important road and river tra…
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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and
Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg),
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider.
Consulted online on 27 August 2016 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e920140>