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Leptis Minor
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(Punic Lpqj; [1]). Founded by the Phoenicians on the east coast of Tunisia, the modern Lamta (Leptis, Sall. Iug. 19,1; Leptis, Mela 1,34, Plin. HN 5,25; 76; Λέπτις μικρά, Ptol. 4,3,10; Λέπτις ἡ μικρά, Stadiasmus maris magni 113; Lepti minus civitas, Itin. Anton. 58,6; Lepteminus, Tab. Peut. 6,3; Leptis minus, Geogr. Rav. 37,45; Tempu minus, Geogr. Rav. 88,44; Lepti minus, Guido 132,72; Lepti minus, CIL III Suppl. 2, 13582).

In the Libyan War (241-238 BC) the rebel Mathus lost a battle at Leptis Minor (LM) (Pol. 1,87,7). H…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Leptis Minor”, 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 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e701920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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