Caucasian people on the north-eastern coast of the Black Sea around the Coraxes estuary (known today as Kodori) south of the Abasci (Plin. 6,14; Arr. Peripl. p. eux. 11,3; Procop. Goth. 4,3; Agath. 2,15; 4,15; Geogr. Rav. 1,17). Dioscurias/Sebastopolis was situated within the area settled by the A. A king of the A., Iulianus, received the insignia from Hadrian.
Cite this pagePlontke-Lüning, Annegret (Jena), “Apsilae”, 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 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e129780>
First published online: 2006
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