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Serdica
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(Σερδική/Serdikḗ, modern Sofia).

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I. Early history until the Roman Period

Settlement of the Thracian Serdi on the Oescus [1] between the Scombrus and Haemus mountain ranges, a nodal point of roads (It. Ant. 135,4; Tab. Peut 7,5; Ptol. 3,11,8); modern Sofia. Settled since the 8th/7th ce…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), “Serdica”, 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 26 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1109550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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