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Traianopolis
(254 words)

(Τραιανόπολις; Traianópolis).

[German version]

[1] City in the Hebrus plain

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Founded by Traianus [1] at the beginning of the 2nd cent. AD on the northern coast of the Aegean (Aegean Sea) in the plain of the lower Hebrus on the site of Doriscus on the via Egnatia (Ptol. 3,11,13; It. Ant. 175,1-9), modern Loutrós. Minting of its own coins is documented. After Diocletianus' administrative reform, T. was one o…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Traianopolis”, 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 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1218600>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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