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(Νικομήδεια/Nikomḗdeia, Latin Nicomedia).

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I. From the foundation to the death of Nicomedes IV

Town at the northeast end of the gulf of Astacus or N., modern İzmit or Kocaeli. Founded and named by Nic…

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Nicomedia”, 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 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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