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Sinuessa
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(Σινοέσση; Sinoéssē). City in the south of Latium (Σενοεσανοί/Senoesanoí, Pol. 3,91,4; Str. 5,2,1; 3,4-9; 4,3 f.; 6,3,7; It. Ant. 108,4; Tab. Peut. 6,3), established as a Roman colonia maritima in 296 BC during the Third Samnite War (Samnites, Samnium) in the saltus Vescinus west of Mons Massicus on the Mare Tyrrhenum. The previous settlement is claimed to have been a Greek city with the name of Sinope (Liv. 10,21,8; 22,14,4; Vell. Pat. 1,14,6; Plin. H…

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Morciano, Maria Milvia (Florence), “Sinuessa”, 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_e1114040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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