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Priene
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(Πριήνη/Priḗnē).

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I. Historical context

According to Paus. 7,2,10, P. was originally a Carian town on the Milesian-Latmian Gulf, which was seized by the Ionians and Thebans, probably before the 7th cent. BC. It was a member of the Ionian League, whose communal shrine (Panionium) was on the site of an earlier sanctuary and lay in P.’s territory, as did the p…

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Rumscheid, Frank (Berlin), “Priene”, 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 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1008270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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