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(Σπλαῦνον; Splaûnon). The location of the fortress conquered by Germanicus [2] in 9 AD (Cass. Dio 56,11-17) is debatable: near Šipovo (extended settlement from the Roman period: [1]) or farther east at Plevlje in Bosnia: [2].


1 G. Alföldy, Σπλαῦνον-S., in: Acta Archaeologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 10, 1967, 3-18

2 J. J. Wilkes, Dalmatia, 1969, 74, 282.

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Cabanes, Pierre (Clermont-Ferrand), “Splonum”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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