Xuchis
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[German version]

(Ξοῦχις; Xoûchis). Northern African city (πόλις Λιβύης), recorded by Artemidorus [3] of Ephesus (fr. 16 = GGM 1,576; 1st cent. BC). If X. can be identified with Ζοῦχις/Zoûchis (Str. 17,3,18; Steph. Byz. s. v. Ζοῦχις) and Χουζίς/Chouzís (Ptol. 4,3,41), the town is between the two Syrtes (Syrtis), somewhat inland on a lake which also bore the name X. (probably modern Bahiret el-Biban).

Bibliography

M. Leglay, s. v. Zuchis, RE 10 A, 856 f. 

H. Treidler, s. v. X., RE 9 A, 2155 f.

Cite this page
Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Xuchis”, 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 24 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12213720>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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