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Agbia
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Town within  Africa proconsularis , modern Henchir Hedja near Dougga. For the tradition of the place name: [1. 766]. At the time of  Antoninus [1] Pius A. was a  pagus and  civitas (CIL VIII 1, 1548), at the time of  Diocletian (AD 284-305) a  municipium (CIL VIII 1, 1550; Suppl. 4, 27415). Significant Roman and Byzantine remains, numerous inscriptions (CIL VIII 1, 1545-1570; Suppl. 1, 15549-15561; Suppl. 4, 27381-27390).

Bibliography

1 J. Schmidt, s. v. A., RE 1, 766.

AATun 050, sheet 33, no. 190

C. Lepelley, Les cités de l'Afrique romaine a…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Agbia”, 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 24 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e107460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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