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Thraci, Thracia
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(Θρᾷκες/Thrâikes, Θρῇκες/Thrêikes; Θρᾴκη/Thrâikē, Θρῄκη/Thrêikē): the 'Thracians' and the country 'Thrace' settled by them; Lat. Thraci, Thracia.

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I. Name

Thraci (Th.) is a Greek collective term, based on linguistic and cultural homogeneity, for the population of the northern Balkan Peninsula from the north coast of the Aegean (Aegean Sea, also called the 'Thracian Sea': Str. 1,2,20) to the Danube (Ister, Istrus [1]; ancient aut…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), Boroffka, Nikolaus and Z.H.A., “Thraci, Thracia”, 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 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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