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(Θούριοι/Thoúrioi, Latin Thurii). Greek city on the Ionios Kolpos where Sybaris [4] stood until its destruction in 510 BC, c. 134 km south-west of Tarentum (Taras[2]); today the field of ruins at the Parco di Cavallo, Parco dei Tori and Casa Bianca. After several attempts (thwarted by Croton) by displaced Sybarites to refound their city (Str. 6,1,13), the Athenians decided in 444/3 BC to found a Panhellenic colony of T. (named after a fo…

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Muggia, Anna (Pavia), “Thurii”, 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 15 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1212770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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