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Pella
(760 words)

(Πέλλα; Pélla).

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[1] City near modern Palea {{?}}Pella

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From c. 400 BC under Archelaus [1] the residence of Macedonian kings near modern Palea P., in Antiquity reachable from the sea by ship on the Lydias. By the 4th cent. BC the large…

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Errington, Robert Malcolm (Marburg/Lahn) and Leisten, Thomas (Princeton), “Pella”, 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 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e912520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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