Brill’s New Pauly

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City in Venetia between the mouths of the Po and Adige, today c. 25 km from the sea, in antiquity one of the most important harbours on the Adriatic (hence the name A.: Str. 5,1,8), especially for the import of Greek and Oriental products; but already at the time of Strabo (ibid.) linked with the sea via a 12 km long canal (Hecat. FGrH 1 fr. 90: Ἀδρία (Adría); Just. Epit. 20,1,9: Adria, graeca urbs; Str. 5,1,8; Ptol. 3,1,26: Ἀτρία (Atría); Liv. 5,…

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Buchi, Ezio (Verona), “Atria”, 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 31 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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