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Torybea
(75 words)

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Acarnanians, Acarnania

(Τορύβεια/Torýbeia, Τύρβειον/Týrbeion). City in the interior of Acarnania (Acarnanes) above modern Komboti, mentioned only in a few lists of theorodokoi (cf. IG IV2 1, 95, 18; FdD III 3, 203). The city was systematically laid out in the 4th cent. BC (orthogonal streets, insulae; Insula ).

Bibliography

Pritchett 8, 104-108 

D. Strauch, Römische Politik und griechische Tradition, 1996, 305 f.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Torybea”, 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 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1217700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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