(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.
J. J. Wilkes, Dalmatia, 1969, 196 f.
Id., The Illyrians, 1992.
▲ Back to top ▲
Cite this page
Strauch, Daniel (Berlin),
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