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Sosthenis
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(Σωσθενίς; Sōsthenís). City in the  Spercheus valley, its location at modern Vardates is not without dispute. S. originally belonged to the Oetaei and probably went into decline with the end of Aetolian rule over this region (Syll.3 421 Z. 22; 636 Z. 13) after 168 BC.

Bibliography

Y. Béquignon, La vallée du Spercheios, 1937, 306 f. 

A. Kontogiannis, Σ., in: La Thessalie (Actes du colloque international Lyon 1990), 1994, vol. 2, 239-244 

F. Stählin, s. v. S., RE 3 A, 1198 f.

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Sosthenis”, 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 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1117920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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