Aggar
(167 words)

There were two towns in  Africa Byzacena of that name.

[German version]

[1] Town near Ksour es-Saf

The first is mentioned in Bell. Afr. 67,1; 76,2; 79,1 (Plin. HN 5,30: oppidum liberum), its location to be found most likely near Ksour es-Saf close to the modern Maklouba.

[German version]

[2] Modern Henchir Sidi Amara

The second town, the modern Henchir Sidi Amara, was located in the plains of Kairouan, near Ousseltia. In AD 232, this peregrine town became a  municipium (CIL VIII 1, 714)…

Cite this page
Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Aggar”, 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 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e108000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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