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Illyricum
(1,439 words)

(also Hilluricum, Hillyricum, Illuricum). The first Roman province on the eastern Adriatic coast, in 167 BC organized as a Roman territory, formerly part of the Illyrian kingdom.

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A. State of research

Understanding of the term I. varies. The discussion on the ‘Illyrian question’ reached its climax with Panillyrianism, which saw the Illyrians as the bearers of the Urnfield culture (cf. the publications of H. Kr…

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Šašel Kos, Marjeta (Ljubljana), “Illyricum”, 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 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e523320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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