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Thuria
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(Θουρία/Thouría). Perioikoi city in Messana [2] in the Pamisus [1] plain on a small hill plateau (Str. 8,4,5; Paus. 4,31,1 f.; Ptol. 3,16,22) to the east of modern Antheia and Aithaia. From the Classical Period, parts of the city wall as well as temple and house foundations have survived. The hill, settled as early as the Early Helladic Period, flourished in the Mycenaean Period (tholos and chamber graves). After an interruption in the LH III C, it was inhabited on it…

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Tausend, Sabine, “Thuria”, 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 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1212750>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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