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Trier
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I. Post Antiquity (CT)

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A. History (CT)

After the loss of its function as a (Roman) Imperial residence and the removal of the praetorian prefecture to Arles, Trier (T.) was under permanent military threat. It has been established that the city was taken four times by Frankish (and Burgundian) forces, and retaken each time, all in the first half of t…

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Clemens, Lukas, Kuhnen, Hans-Peter (Trier) and Kreikenbom, Detlev (Mainz RWG), “Trier”, 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 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e15305210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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