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Scupi
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(Σκοῦποι/Skoûpoi, Lat. Scupi).

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I. Location, Roman Period

City of the Illyrian Dardani [4] on the Axius, on the road from Stobi to Naissus (Ptol. 3,9,6; 8,11,5; Scunis, Tab. Peut. 7,4; Hierocles, Synecdemos 655,8), 5 km northwest of present-day Skopje. S. was a Roman colonia beginning in the Flavian Period (AD 69-96; ILS 2461), fortified under …

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), “Scupi”, 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 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1115410>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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