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Scylletium
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(Σκυλλήτιον/Skyllḗtion, Σκυλλάκιον/Skyllákion, Latin Scolacium). City on the east coast of Bruttia on the gulf named after it (kólpos Skyllētikós; [1. 63]; today still Golfo di Squillace); ground plan of the Roman city and building foundations from  the 1st/2nd cent. AD near modern Roccelletta di Borgia. In ancient tradition S. was seen as the northernmost place in Italía (Antiochos FGrH 555 F 5; Aristot. Pol. 1329b 13 f.; Str. 6,1,4). S. (founded in the second half of the 6th cent. BC) was at first dependent on Croton, then on Locri …

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Muggia, Anna (Pavia), “Scylletium”, 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 18 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1115530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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