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Oescus
(332 words)

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[1] Right bank tributary of the Danube in Moesia inferior

Right bank tributary of the Danube in Moesia inferior (Plin. HN 3,149; Tab. Peut. 8,1: Escus; Hdt. 4,49: Σκίος/Skíos; Thuc. 2,96,4: Ὄσκιος/Óskios), modern Iskăr (Bulgaria).

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[2] Roman town

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Thraci, Thracia | | Coloniae | Moesi, Moesia

Roman town (Ptol. 3,10,10: Οἶσκος Τριβαλλῶν/Oîskos Triballôn, cf. 8,11,6; Tab. Peut. 8,1: Escus), mo…

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Burian, Jan (Prague), “Oescus”, 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 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e828550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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