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Antas
(88 words)

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Phoenicians, Poeni

Sanctuary of a local god (Babay or Babai?) in south-west Sardinia, called Sid Addir in Punic inscriptions and Sardus Pater in Roman ones. The cult image is a rock memorial in an initially open courtyard, in a temenos. A temple is erected in the 3rd cent. BC and again under Caracalla. Many votive offerings.

Bibliography

E. Acquaro et al., Ricerche puniche ad Antas, 1996

G. Tore, s. v. A., in: DCPP, 33-34.

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Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), “Antas”, 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 22 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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