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Pisidia
(814 words)

(Πισιδία/Pisidía).

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I. Geography, population, economy

Region in southern Asia Minor. While its frontiers can be described only vaguely due to constant shifting over the course of history, it did, however, extend beyond the western Taurus region, the original area of Pisidian settlement (Str. 12,7,1-3) [2. 8f.]: In the north, the mountain chains of Sultan Dağları form a natural frontier with Phrygia (Phryges); the western runs roughly along a line from Apamea [2] to Termessus; t…

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Brandt, Hartwin (Chemnitz), “Pisidia”, 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 27 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e926090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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