Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.1.15. Emporiae
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A. Location and autochthonous predecessors

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The Greek settlement of Emporiae (now Empúries, province of Girona; usually Ampurias in scholarly literature) is found on the coast in the far northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, south of the Gulf of Rosas. Founded in the first half of the 6th century by  Phocaeans from Marseille (originally from western Asia Minor), today it provides the most important evidence of the Gre…

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Santos, Marta, “2.1.15. Emporiae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005477>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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