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Polichne
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(Πολίχνη; Políchnē).

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[1] Settlement in the Olympieum in the SW of Syracusae

Settlement in the Olympieum, a sanctuary of Zeus on the right bank of the Anapus in the south west of Syracusae, where in 414 BC Gylippus stationed part of his cavalry to hamper the Athenians on the Plemmyrium from foraging in the Syracusan hinterland (Thuc. 7,4,7; Diod. Sic. 13,7,5; cf. [1. 41, 4110]).

Bibliography

1 H.-P. Drögemüller, Syrakus (Gymnasium Beiheft…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Polichne”, 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 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1000330>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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