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Mataurus
(150 words)

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(Μέταυρος; Métauros). River (Plin. HN 3,73), modern Petrace, and town (Taurianum, Mela 2,68; Geogr. Rav. 4,36) in Bruttium ( Bruttii) on the Tyrrhenian Sea, founded by Zancle (Solin. 2,11) or Locri (Steph. Byz., s.v. Μ.). Home of the poet Stesichorus (Steph. Byz.; Suda s.v. Στησίχορος) [2], modern Gioia Tauro. Archaeological remains of a necropolis (archaic and Imperial periods) in Contrada Pietra [1; 4]; architectural terracotta finds from the archaic period [4].

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Lombardo, Mario (Lecce), “Mataurus”, 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 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e726150>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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