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(Τέρινα; Térina). City in Bruttium (Bruttii;  Thuc. 6,104,2; Plin.  HN 3,72) on the “Gulf of T.” (Thuc. loc.cit.: Τεριναῖος κόλπος/Terinaíos kólpos; Plin. HN loc.cit.), presumably at Santa Eufemia Vetere (ancient remains). Founded by Croton  in the 6th cent. BC (Ps.-Scymn. 306-308; Steph. Byz. s. v. T.); after 444 BC besieged by the Thurii (Polyaenus, Strat. 2,10,1), in 356 BC conquered by the Bruttii, in 203 BC destroyed by Hannibal [4] (Str. 6,1,5). Minting of silver coins from the second quarter of the 5th cent. BC (HN 112 f.).


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Muggia, Anna (Pavia), “Terina”, 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 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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