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Sabe
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[1] City in Arabia Felix

(Σάβη/Sábē: Ptol. 8,22,15). Unlocated city in the interior of  Arabia Felix.

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[2] Capital of Mapharitis in Arabia

(Σάβη βασίλειον/Sábē basíleion: Ptol. 6,7,42; Σάυη/Sáuē: Peripl. m. r. 22; Save: Plin. HN 6,104; Šawwā, Šawwām: CIS 4,240,7; 314,14). Capital of  Mapharitis, in the hinterland of Muza, to the south of Taizz. At the time of the Periplous maris Erythraei it was the residence of a prince Χόλαιβος/Chó…

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Toral-Niehoff, Isabel (Freiburg), “Sabe”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1026320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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