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Byzantium
(4,987 words)

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(Βυζάντιον; Byzántion).

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I. Topography and history

Greek city on the southern shore of the  Bosporus [1] on a peninsula bordering o…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg) and Effenberger, Arne (Berlin), “Byzantium”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e222190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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