(Ἄββα; Ábba, varia lectio Obba, Liv. 30,7,10). Town in Africa proconsularis . Syphax retreated to A. in 203 BC, after his encampment near Utica had been burned down by C. Laelius and Massinissa (Pol. 14,6,12; 7,5). A.'s location most likely corresponds to either the modern Henchir Bou Djaoua or Henchir Merkeb en-Nabi [1. 430 f.].
1 F. W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius 2, 1967.
AATun 100, sheet 29, no. 87 f.
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