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Odessus
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(Ὀδησσός; Odēssós).

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I. Development up to the 3rd century AD

Greek city on the western coast of the Pontos Euxeinos (Ptol. 3,10,8; 8,11,6), modern Varna (in Bulgaria); Milesian foundation (beginning of the 6th cent. BC; Ps.-Scymn. 748-750; Plin. HN 4,45; Colonization, with map and overview). Member of the Delian Le…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Odessus”, 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 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e828290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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