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Amisia
(153 words)

(Ἀμισία; Amisía).

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[1] Modern Ems river

The modern river Ems, frequently mentioned (cf. Str. 7,1,3; Mela 3,30; Plin. HN 4,100; Tac. Ann. 1,60,2; Ptol. 2, 11, 1; 7; Marcianus of Heraclea, Periplus Maris exteri 2,32 GGM 1,555); in medieval documents named as Emisa and Emesa [1].

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[2] Settlement, localization uncertain

The localization of the settlement of A. (Ptol. 2,11,13; 8,6,3; Steph. Byz. s. v. A.) is uncertain, equally, whe…

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Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg), “Amisia”, 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 18 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e117870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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