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(Πέργη; Pérgē). City in Pamphylia (Scyl. 100; Pol. 5,5,7; 8,17,32) to the north of modern Aksu, once on the Cestrus (modern River Aksu, now 4 km to the east), which was navigable for 60 stadia (c. 11·5 km, now 14 km) from the sea, at least as far as P. (Str. 14,4,2; Mela 1,79; Arr. An. 1,26,1; 1,27,5; Ptol. 5,5,7; Plin. HN 5,26,1; Acts 14,25). The non-Greek epithet Preiia (5th-cent. votive inscriptions in the Museum of Anatalya: [1]) o…

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Martini, Wolfram (Gießen), “Perge”, 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 04 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e913730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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