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Trapezus
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(Τραπεζοῦς/Trapezoûs; Lat. Trapezus; the modern Trabzon, Turkey).

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I. Geographical Situation

A Greek city in the region of Colchis (Xen. An. 4,8,22; 5,3,2) on the southeast coast of the Black Sea (Pontos Euxeinos), situated in a favourable setting with a secur…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), “Trapezus”, 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 27 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1219060>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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