Brill’s New Pauly

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City (Plin. HN. 3,62; Ptol. 3,1,7: Σούρεντον/Soúrenton) on a peninsula (modern Punta della Campanella;  Str. 5,4,8: Σειρηνουσσῶν ἀκρωτήριον/Seirēnoussôn akrōtḗrion; Plin. HN 3,62; Ov. Met. 15,709: promunturium Minervae), separated from  Capreae (Capri) by a narrow stretch of sea (cf. Tac. Ann. 4,67,1; 6,1,1; Cass. Dio 52,43,2; Tab. Peut. 6,5), modern Sorrento. Settled by Greeks in the 6th cent. BC (Liber col…

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de Vido, Stefania (Venice), “Surrentum”, 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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