Brill’s New Pauly

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I. Location, Early History

City on the southern coast of the Black Sea (Pontos Euxeinos) with an excellent harbour, present-day Sinop, founded in the 7th cent. BC…

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Marek, Christian (Zürich) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Sinope”, 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 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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