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Puteoli
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(Ποτίολοι/Potíoloi; also Dicaearchia, Δικαιάρχεια/Dikaiárcheia, Δικαιαρχία/Dikaiarchía). Founded from Samos (Hegesander FHG 4, 421 fr. 44; Colonization, with map), the town of Dikaiárcheia, today Pozzuoli, derived its name from its mythical founder, Dicarcheus (Stat. Silv. 2,2,3; 3,1,92; 3,5,75; 5,3,169). Cyme [2] served it as a port (Str. 5,4,6). Occupied by the Samnites in 421 BC…

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Gulletta, Maria Ida (Pisa) and Steuernagel, Dirk (Heidelberg), “Puteoli”, 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 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1014910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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