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Theodoropolis
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(Θεοδωρόπολις/ Theodōrópolis, also Θεοδωρούπολις/ Theodōroúpolis). Name of several towns and forts in the northern Balkan peninsula founded by Iustinianus [1] I and named after his wife Theodora [2], which have not all been located.

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[1] City in Moesia Secunda

City in Moesia Secunda (Moesi, with map) on the Danube (Ister [1]), between Securisca (modern Cherkovitsa) and Iatrus (modern Krivina; Proc. Aed. 4,7,5).

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), “Theodoropolis”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1207980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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