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Thessali, Thessalia
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(Θεσσαλία/Thessalía 'Thessaly'; Θεσσαλοί/Thessaloí 'Thessalians', also Θεθαλοί/Thethaloí and Φεταλοί/Phetaloí or Πετθαλοί/Petthaloí: [6]).

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I. Geography

Northern Greek tribe/territory between Macedonia, Epirus and central Greece. At 9,790 km2, the region of the tetrads of Thessaliotis, Hestiaiotis, Pelasgiotis and Phthiotis (1) was the largest Greek tribal region (Str. 9,4,18). Surrounded by…

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Beck, Hans (Cologne) and COR.SCH., “Thessali, Thessalia”, 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 10 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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