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Palaeste
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(Παλαίστη/Palaíst ē). Town in Acroceraunia on the coast of Epirus, modern Palasë in Albania, where Caesar landed his troops during his Dyrrhachium campaign on 4 January 48 BC (Caes. B. Civ. 3,6,3; Luc. 5,460).

Bibliography

N.G.L. Hammond, Epirus, 1967, 125f.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Palaeste”, 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 15 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e904200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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