Brill’s New Pauly

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(Πάτραι/Pátrai, ethnicon usually Πατρεύς/Patreús, Latin Patrae, ethnicon Patrensis).

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I. Topography

Town in western Achaea, with an important harbour, still known as P. today (on the name see [1]), created by synoikismós from seven villages (δῆμοι/dḗmoi) (Str. 8,3,2; [2. 89-95, 120f.; 3; 4]). …

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), “Patrae”, 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 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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