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Vareia
(108 words)

[German version]

(Οὐαρία/Ou aría). City of the Berones on a bridge over the Iberus [1] (modern Ebro), which was navigable downstream from there on (Plin. HN 3,21; cf. Str. 3,4,12; Ptol. 2,6,55), mansio on the Tarraco-Asturica road (It. Ant. 393), modern Varea in the west of Logroño (Rioja). The original Iberian settlement was on modern Monte Cantabria and was relocated to the plain in the 1st cent. BC. Archaeological remains: various house foundations, floor mosaics.

Bibliography

W. Espinosa, V. en el universo romano, in: J. Sesma (ed.), Histo…

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Ferrer Maestro, Juan José (Castellón), “Vareia”, 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 21 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1228480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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