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Buthrotum
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(Βουθρωτόν; Bouthrōtón).

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A. Greek and Roman period

Harbour town in Epirus opposite Corcyra (Str. 7,7,5), modern Butrint/Albania. Its mythological foundation by Helenus has been attested (FGrH 274 fr. 1), its early habitation verified by archaeological finds (prehistoric and Corinthian pottery of the 7th to 5th cents. [1]) an…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Buthrotum”, 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 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e221960>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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