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Peripolium
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(Περιπόλιον; Peripólion). Locrian fortress near the mouth of the Halex in Bruttium (Bruttii, Bruttium) on the border with Rhegium [1], precise location unknown. Conquered by the Athenians in 426 BC (Thuc. 3,99), only to be won back by Locri [2] in 425 (Thuc. 3,115,6).

Bibliography

1 G. Cordiano, L'espansione territoriale di una polis in ambito coloniale alla luce del caso di Rhegion, in: Annali Facoltà di Lettere Università di Siena 18, 1997, 1-16.

A. De Franciscis, Società e stato a Locri Epizefiri, 1972, 174f.

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Lombardo, Mario (Lecce), “Peripolium”, 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 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e914540>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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