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Oenussae
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(Οἰνοῦσσαι/Oinoûssai).

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[1] Group of three islands on the southwest tip of the Messenic peninsula off the coast of Methone [1]

Group of three islands on the southwest tip of the Messenic peninsula off the coast of Methone [1]: present-day Sapientza, Schiza and Hagia Mariani. The first two have been inhabited since the Hellenistic period. Traces of a Roman settlement were found in Sapientza. R…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Meyer, Ernst (Zürich) and Külzer, Andreas (Vienna), “Oenussae”, 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 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e829450>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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