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Motyca
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(Μότυκα, Μότουκα; Mótyka, Mόtouka). City of the Siculi in the southeast of Sicily (Ptol. 3,4,14), modern Módica to the south of Ragusa. Finds from as early as the prehistorical period. Ancient inscriptions from the area (IG XIV 243-253). The ager Mutycensis was the ager decumanus of the Roman province of Sicilia (Cic. Verr. 2,3,101; 120), the Mutycenses were stipendiarii (Plin. HN 3,91).

Bibliography

K. Ziegler, s.v. M., RE 16, 407 

BTCGI 10, 169-177 

Morgantina Studies, 5 vols., 1981-1996.

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Falco, Giulia (Athens), “Motyca”, 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 19 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e810580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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