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Antipolis
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(Ἀντίπολις; Antípolis). Harbour town in Gallia Narbonensis, modern Antibes, inhabited from the 10th cent. BC, a colony of  Massalia in the territory of the Deciates, opposite of Nicaea (thus its name: Str. 4,1,5; 9. Plin. HN 3,5,34). In 154 BC, A. was harried by the  Ligures, and called for Rome to help: Pol. 33,7,2.

Greek and Latin inscriptions: IG XIV, 2424-30; CIL XII 165-246 [1].

Bibliography

1 A. Chastagnol, Inscr. lat. de Narbonnaise 2, 1992.

J. Clergues, A…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Antipolis”, 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 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e125260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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