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Teuthis
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(Τεῦθις; Teûthis). City in Arcadia) on the Lusius with sanctuaries to Athena, Artemis and Aphrodite (Paus. 8,28,4-6), at modern Dimitsana. Settled from the Bronze Age, T. originally belonged to Orchomenus [3] (Paus. 8,27,4) and in 368/7 BC was added to Megalopolis and minted, occasionally independently, as a member of the Achaean League (Achaeans, Achaea [1]) its own copper coinage.

Bibliography

S. Hornblower, When was Megalopolis founded?, in: ABSA 85, 1990, 71-77 

R. Hope Simpson, Mycenaean Greece, 1981, 88 

H. Chantraine, Der Beginn der j…

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Tausend, Sabine, “Teuthis”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1205850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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