Brill’s New Pauly

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Iberian people on the lower Baetis (modern Guadalquivir). The first archaeological evidence of their existence is from the end of the 6th cent. BC, contemporaneous with the decline of the Tartessus culture which they inherited. It was already being discussed in Antiquity whether T. and the Turduli were the same Iberian people on the Baetis; whereas Str. 3,1,6 makes no difference between them, Polybius and Plin. HN 3,13 regard the Turduli as northern, Ptol. 2,4,5 as southern, neighbours of the T. Characterized…

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Stepper, Ruth, “Turdetani”, 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 30 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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