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Sasura
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Place in Africa proconsularis, from the time of Diocletianus in the province of Byzacena (Diocletianus, with map), some 18 km to the north of Thysdrus, modern Henchir el-Ksour (Bell. Afr. 75,3; 76,1: oppidum Sarsura; Ptol. 4,3,36: Σασοῦρα/Sasoûra; Tab. Peut. 6,3: Sassura vicus). Caesar attacked the Pompeians under Caecilius [I 32] and Iuba [1] there in 46 BC and conquered S.

Bibliography

AATun 050, p. 73, no. 12 

J.-B. Chabot (ed.), Recueil des inscriptions libyques, 1940/1, Nr. 43-45.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Sasura”, 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 12 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1101990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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