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Tavium
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also Tavia, Tabia (Τάουιον/Táouion, Ταβία/Tabía; Old Anatolian Tawinija), city in Galatia at modern Büyüknefes. Centre, settled since the Chalcolithic period, which had acquired wider significance by the early Bronze Age. Important cult city of the Hittite Empire, significant centre in the 1st millennium BC. From 274/272 BC onwards a speedily Hellenized centre of the Trocmi and cult place of Teššup/Zeus Tavianus (Str. 12,5,2).…

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Tavium”, 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 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1201900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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