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Salona
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(Σάλων/Sálōn, Σαλῶναι/Salônai). City in Dalmatia on Kaštela Bay above the mouth of the Jadro with an important natural harbour protected by islands and peninsulas off the coast. The ancient remains of S. (practically only foundation walls survive) lie to the north and west of modern Solin, a suburb of Split.

The first settlement of the Thracian Manii was conquered by Celtic-Illyrian Dalmatae in the 4th cent. BC. Shortly …

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Fellmeth, Ulrich (Stuttgart), “Salona”, 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 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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