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Saguntum
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(Greek Σάγουντος/Ságountos, Ζάκανθα/Zákantha; residents Latin Saguntini, Saguntii; Greek Ζακανθαῖοι/Zakanthaȋoi; Iberian name of the city apparently Arse, cf. the coins). City in the territory of the Edetani on the last foothill of the northeastern edge of the mountain range (170 m above normal zero), today 5 km from the eastern coast of Spain (the ancient sources provide divergent informatio…

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Ferrer Maestro, Juan José (Castellón), “Saguntum”, 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 04 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1027620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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