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

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2.3.20. Sulci/Sulcis
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The island of Sant'Antioco, the nearby island of San Pietro and a number of smaller islets form the archipelago of  Sulci(s) (Phoenician/Punic slky, Greek Sylkoí; cf. Paus. 10,17,9; Latin Sulci/Sulcis; now Sant'Antioco, Provincia di Carbonia-Iglesias), to the west of the southwestern coast of  Sardinia (2.3.18.). Sant’Antioco is dominated by collapsed trachyte outcrops of volcanic origin. The western coastline is rough and rocky, while the isthmus to the east, which connects it with Sardinia, has flat, sandy sections. The i…

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Bernardini, Paolo, “2.3.20. Sulci/Sulcis”, 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 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006433>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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