Opus
(329 words)

(Ὀποῦς/Opoûs).

[German version]

[1] Chief town of eastern Locris

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Chief town of eastern Locris (Itin. Anton. 327,4), after which the surrounding countryside, a bay (modern Kolpos Atalantis) of the Euboean Sea and the Locri [1] who lived there were named. O. was either near modern Kyparissi (traces of an ancient settlement) or at modern Atalanti (numerous inscriptional finds: Ὀπούντιοι/Opoúntioi, IG IX 1, 268…

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Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Opus”, 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 23 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e832690>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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