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(Κρῆμνα, Lat. Cremna). Important Pisidian fortress and city of Hellenistic origin (κρημνός = ‘precipitous’). Coins from c. 100 BC [1]. Around 35-30 BC, C. was conquered by Amyntas [9] of Galatia (Str. 12,6,4). Under Augustus, veterans were settled there and the name became Colonia Iulia Augusta Felix Cremnensium [2] from then on. C. was one of the most prosperous ‘Pisidian’ colonies with abundant minting of coins until Aurelianus' time (270-275) [1]. Under Probus, it was th…

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Weiß, Peter (Kiel), “Cremna”, 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 21 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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