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Halicarnassus
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(Ἁλικαρνασσός; Halikarnassós).

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I. Location

Coastal city in the south of  Caria on the Gulf of Ceramus, modern Bodrum. The plan of the city (Str. 14,2,16; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ἁ.; Vitr. De arch. 2,8,10-14) resembled the seating arrangement of a theatre: a circula…

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Höcker, Christoph (Kissing) and Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Halicarnassus”, 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 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e501990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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