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Zama
(397 words)

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[1] Z. Regia City in Africa Proconsularis

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City in Africa proconsularis, probably modern Seba Biar [1. 416 f.; 2. 321-326; 3. 325 f.; 4; 5. 251 f.; 6. 42 f.]. It was near Z. - at Naraggara - that the decisive battle between Hannibal [4] and P. Cornelius [I 71] Scipio was fought in 202 BC [1. 417-420] (Punic Wars II). In the war with Iugurtha (111-105 BC), Z. was atta…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Zama”, 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 07 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12214610>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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