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(Καυλωνία; Kaulōnía, Lat. Caulonia, Caulonea). Achaean colony on the eastern coast of Bruttium, founded by Typhon of Aegium (Paus. 6,3,12) at the end of the 8th cent. BC, near the modern Monasterace Marina [1]. C. came under the rule of  Croton, and was eventually considered a Crotoniate foundation (Ps.-Scymn. GGM 1, 318f.). Its initial autonomy is verified by the minting of coins from the 6th cent. BC onwards. Its economic mainstay was the timber trade (Thuc. 7,25,2). I…

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Muggia, Anna (Pavia), “Caulonia”, 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 18 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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