Tabae
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(Τάβαι/Tábai). City in southeastern Caria, in the south of the Plain of T. (Ταβηνὸν πεδίον/Tabēnòn pedíon, cf. Str. 12,8,13) on a rocky elevation near modern Kale. From the beginning of the 3rd cent. BC onwards, T. had the constitution of a polis (before 269/8: [1. 321 no. 1]). In 189 BC T. capitulated to Manlius [I 24] Vulso (Liv. 38,13,11-13) and after 167 was a 'friend and ally' of Rome (IG XIV 695-696b). T.'s autonomy was confirmed by Rome in 81 BC in thanks for its loyalty in the First Mithridatic War, its territory was expanded and its right to build fortress…

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Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Tabae”, 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 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1127850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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