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Ruscino
(192 words)

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[1] River in the Pyrenees

River with its source in the Pyrenees (Pyrene [2]) which flows past R. [2] into the Mediterranean (Str. 4,1,6: Ῥουσκίνων/Rhouskínōn; Pol. apud Ath. 8,332a: Ῥόσκυνος/Rhóskynos; Ptol. 2,10,2: Ῥουσκίων/Rhouskíōn; Avien. Ora maritima 567: Roschinus). Plin. HN 3,32 calls the river Tetum (Mela 2,84: Telis); modern Têt.

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[2] Celtic oppidum

(Ῥουσκίνων/Rhouskínōn). Celtic oppidum in the territory of the Volcae Tec…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Ruscino”, 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 30 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1025830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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