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Aleria, Alalia
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(Ἀλερία, Ἀλαλίη; Alería, Alalíē). City on the eastern coast of  Corsica on a plain bordered by the river Ῥότανος (Rhótanos) near the river mouth. Today Aléria. The seat of palaeolithic and neolithic communities was expanded by Greeks from  Phocaea (565 and 545 BC). In the course of the 2nd wave of colonization, which comprised about half of the inhabitants of Phocaea (at that time besieged by the…

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Zucca, Raimondo (Rome), “Aleria, Alalia”, 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 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e113700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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