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Vologesocerta
(75 words)

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(Plin. HN 6,122; Ptol. 5,20,6: Οὐλογαισία/Ou ologaisía; Amm. Marc. 23,6,23: Vologessia; Tab. Peut. 11,4: Volocesia; Steph. Byz. s. v. Βολογεσσίας/Bologessías). City in Babylonia, founded by the Parthian king Vologaeses I on the Naarmalcha near Seleucia [1] and in competition with it; presumably at modern Abū Ḫalafīya.

Bibliography

A. Oppenheimer, Babylonia Judaica in the Talmudic Period (TAVO Beiheft B 47), 1983, 198-207.

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Vologesocerta”, 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 06 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12207120>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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