Brill’s New Pauly

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(Σίδη/Sídē). Port on the East Pamphylian coast (Plin. HN 5,96; Ptol. 5,5,2; Tab. Peut. 10,2) 10 km west of the mouth of the Melas (present-day Manavgat Çayı) in Pamphylia on a flat peninsula (conglomerate rock), formerly Eski Antalya or Selimiye, today again S. The river port (Mánaua on the Melas) and particularly the sea port brought great prosperity to S. in the Hellenistic Period and especially in the Roman Imperial Period. The non-Greek name and the native Luwian language Sidetic

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Martini, Wolfram (Gießen), “Side”, 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 22 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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