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Tipasa
(316 words)

(Τίπασα/Típasa).

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[1] City in Mauretania Caesariensis

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Theatre | Coloniae | Colonization | Phoenicians, Poeni

City in Mauretania Caesariensis (Plin. HN 5,20; Ptol. 4,2,5; Amm. Marc. 29,5,17), about 30 km to the east of Caesarea [1], modern T. or, in Arabic, Tefased, with substantial ancient remains (two thermae, a theatre, two temples, a nymphaeum, two basilicae, etc.). Possibly a Phoenician, in any case a Punic trade port…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Tipasa”, 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 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1215520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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