Poseidonia, Paistos, Paestum(1,150 words)

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(Ποσειδωνία/Poseidōnía: Aristot. Mir. 839a 30; Παιστός/Paistós: Str. 5,4,13; Ποσειδωνιάς/Poseidōniás: Scymn. 248; 'Oscan' Παῖστον/Paîston: Ptol. 3,1,8; Posidonia: Liv. Per. 14; Plin. HN. 3,71; Latin Paestum: Plin. loc. cit.; Pestum: Tab. Peut. 6,5).

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I. History

Town in Lucania (Aristot. loc. cit.) on the south co…

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"Poseidonia, Paistos, Paestum." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 23 September 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/poseidonia-paistos-paestum-e1006130>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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