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Zeta
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City in Africa Byzacena (Byzacium), variously located (Sidi Nejah, to the southwest of Aggar: [1]; Henchir Zeiat or Zaiet, to the south of Sousse: [2]). It was conquered in the African War by Caesar's troops. Caesar left a garrison in Z. (Bell. Afr. 68; cf. 74,1).

Bibliography

1 S. Gsell, Histoire ancienne de l'Afrique du Nord, vol. 8, 1928, 112-115

2 AATun 050, sheet 51, Nr. 9-11.

M. Leglay, s. v. Z., RE 10 A, 238.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Zeta”, 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 20 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12216670>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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