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Isar(a)
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[1] Left tributary of the Rhodanus

Left tributary of the Rhodanus, modern Isère, has its source in the  Alpes Graiae as a mountain stream (torrens: Plin. HN 3,33; maximum flumen: Cic. Fam. 10,15,3) and flows through the territory of the Allobroges. In 218 BC Hannibal marched upstream from the confluence of the I. and the Rhodanus (Pol. 3,49; Liv. 21,31). It was here that Q. Fabius Maximus beat th…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Schön, Franz (Regensburg) and Burian, Jan (Prague), “Isar(a)”, 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 01 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e527530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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