Phanagoria(311 words)

von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen)

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(Φαναγόρεια; Phanagóreia). Port founded by Teos (Ps.-Scymn. 886f.) in the 1st half of the 6th cent. BC in the area of the Sindi (Ps.-Scyl. 72) (Hecat. FGrH 1 F 212; Colonisation IV.) on the Korokondamitis limne (Gulf of Taman) on the Asiatic coast of the Bosphorus [2], on the peninsula of Taman about 3 km south-west of modern Sennaja. As the Hypanis [2] in ancient times flowed with various tributaries into the Korokondamitis limne as well as into the Maeotis…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen). "Phanagoria." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 24 April 2014 <http://www.encquran.brill.nl/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/phanagoria-e917970>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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