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Apsyrtides
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[German version]

(Ἀψυρτίδες; Apsyrtídes). Liburnian group of islands east of Istria; linked in Theopompus (FGrH 115 fr. 130; cf. Str. 2,5,20; 7,5,5) with the Argonaut myth ( Argonauts); in the north of the largest island of Crepsa (today Cres, Croatia) Crexa/Crexi, in the south Asporus (Plin. HN 3,140); both of them  municipia from the time of Tiberius.

 Liburni

Bibliography

J. J. Wilkes, Dalmatia, 1969, 196 f.

Id., The Illyrians, 1992.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Apsyrtides”, 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 09 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e129830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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