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Parium
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(Πάριον; Párion). A city in the Troas between Lampsacus and Priapus, the modern Kemer; probably founded by Parians (hence the name) [1. 59-61]. Its prosperity (as a port on the sea route to the Black Sea; Thracian trade) is attested e.g. by the Altar of P., which was a 'wonder of the world'. P. was a member of the Delian League (1 talent in 454 BC) [1. 82-87]. After varying fortunes under the Diadochi, P. became…

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Frisch, Peter (Cologne), “Parium”, 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 16 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e908230>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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