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Zabe
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[German version]

(Ζάβη/Zábē). Moorish region (chṓra), Mauritanía hē prṓtē ('First Mauretania') as a Byzantine province, beyond the Aurès mountains, probably the area of Chott el-Hodna (in Algeria): Procop. Vand. 2,20,30. Sitifis was the mētrópolis [2] of this region. Not identical with the city of Zabi (It. Ant. 30,3).

Bibliography

C. Courtois, Les Vandales et l'Afrique, 1955

H. Treidler, s. v. Z., RE 9 A, 2203 f.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Zabe”, 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 15 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12214120>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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