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Stratoniceia
(611 words)

[German version]

[1] City on the upper Caicus

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Pergamum

(Στρατονίκεια/Stratoníkeia, Στρατονίκη/Stratoníkē, Latin Stratonice). City on the upper Caïcus near modern Siledik. Possibly a Seleucid polis foundation (named after Stratonice [3]), from the beginning of the 2nd cent. BC under Pergamum. It was probably here - not in S. [2] - that Aristonicus [4] was taken prisoner by Perperna [3] in 130 BC (Eutr. 4,20,2; Oros. 5,10,5). …

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Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Stratoniceia”, 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 09 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1124140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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