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Sabratha
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(Neo-Punic Ṣbrt[]n).

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I. History

One of the three Phoenician cities of African Tripolis, 65 km west of Tripoli, Libya (Ps.-Scyl. 110 and Str. 17,3,18: Ἀβρότονον/Abrótonon (?); Steph. Byz. s. v. Ἀβρότονον (?); Plin. HN 5,25; 35: Sabrata; 27: Habrotonum; Sil. Pun. 3,256: S.; Ptol. 4,3,12: Σάβραθα/Sábratha; Stadiasmus maris magni 99 f.: Σαράθρα/Saráthra or Ἀλάθρα/Aláthra; It. Ant. 61,3: Sa…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg) and Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), “Sabratha”, 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 02 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1026710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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