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Populonia
(676 words)

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(Ποπλώνιον/Poplṓnion, Etruscan Pupluna/Fufluna). The only Etruscan city of any size on the Mare Tyrrhenum (Str. 5,2,5; Plin. HN 3,51), facing Elba, 14 km to the north of Piombino with a good natural harbour in the modern bay of Baratti. The settlement lies in the foothills of Piombino, enclosed by walls running north-south; an acropolis on the Poggio…

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Camporeale, Giovannangelo (Florence), “Populonia”, 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 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1004870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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