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Pyrgi
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(Πύργοι/Pýrgoi).

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[1] Port of Caere

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(Πύργοι/Pýrgoi). Probably the most frequented port of ancient Caere, near modern Santa Severa. Literary evidence points to a sanctuary to Eileithyia (Str. 5,2,8) or Leucothea (Ps.-Aristot. Lin. insec. 2,1349b;  Ael. VH 1,20;  Polyaenus, Strat. 5,2,21) there, possibly identical to the remains excavated mid 20…

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Camporeale, Giovannangelo (Florence), Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Pyrgi”, 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_e1015530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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