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Thapsa
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[German version]

(Θάψα). North African harbour town (Ps.-Scyl. 111; the place name is Punic), probably identical to Rusicade. In the 4th cent. BC, a distinction may possibly have been made between Cape Rusicade and the settlement Th.

Bibliography

AAAlg, Bl. 8, Nr. 196 

H. Treidler, s. v. Th., RE 5 A, 1271 f.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Thapsa”, 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 08 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1206480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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