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Dyrrhachium
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(Δυρράχιον; Dyrr[h]áchion, Dyrrhachium).

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I. Graeco-Roman period

Harbour town on the Illyrian coast, the modern Durrës in Albania; founded on a peninsula by Corinth and Corcyra, probably in 626/625 BC, as the colony of Epidamnus (Eus. Ch…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Dyrrhachium”, 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 26 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e325500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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