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Sirmium
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Pannonian city with a port on the Savus to the northwest of  Singidunum, modern Sremska Mitroviča. Around S. lived the indigenous Amantini (cf. App. Ill. 63 for the period before the Roman conquest in 35 BC: "They live not in cities, πόλεις, but in fields or villages in family units, κώμας κατὰ συγγένειαν; they did not meet in assemblies and had no officials either"). Under the Flavians S. was colonia, tribus Quirina (CIL III 4991); th…

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Cabanes, Pierre (Clermont-Ferrand), “Sirmium”, 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 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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