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Peium
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(Πήιον/ Pḗion, Latin Peium; Πεῶν χωρίον/Peôn chōríon), Deiotarus' treasure fortress (Str. 12,5,2; Cic. Deiot. 17). Hellenistic and Byzantine castle, built in a meander of the river Siberis (Kirmir Çayi) on a steep-sided rock plateau, modern Tabanoğlu Kalesi. Strong entrenchment fortification, cisterns, traces of a palace and a tunnel stairway in the northern part of the site.

Bibliography

Belke, 212f. 

S. Mitchell, Blucium and Peium, in: AS 24, 1974, 61-74 

K. Strobel, Galatica II, in: Orbis Terrarum 6, 2000

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Peium”, 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 13 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e911710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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