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Sagalassus
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(Σαγαλασσός; Sagalassós). A city to the north of modern Ağlasun at an elevation of about 1500 m in the central Taurus and one of the largest settlements in Pisidia. It had a large territory, well provided with water and praised by Liv. 38,15 as being extremely fertile. By conquering S. in 333 BC, Alexander [4] the Great achieved the subjection of Pisidia (Arr. Anab. 1,28). There is still archaeological evidence of subsequent Seleucid (Seleucids) and Attalid (Attalus, stemma) rule. In the Roma…

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Brandt, Hartwin (Chemnitz), “Sagalassus”, 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 20 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1027520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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