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Tissa
(59 words)

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Sicily

(Τίσσα). City in the interior of Sicilia, location unknown (Philistos FGrH 556 F 37; Ptol. 3,4,12). As civitas decumana T. took part in the lawsuit against Verres in 71/0 BC (Cic. Verr. 2,3,86 f.: Tissenses).

Bibliography

E. Manni, Geografia fisica e politica della Sicilia antica, 1981, 236 f.

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Meister, “Tissa”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 13 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1215800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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