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Zita
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City in Africa Tripolitana on the Zarris peninsula, modern Ziane (Ptol. 4,3,12: Ζεῖθα ἄκρα/Zeîtha ákra; It. Ant. 60,2: Ponte Zita; Tab. Peut. 6,5: Ziza; Geogr. Rav. 37,41: Z.; CIL VIII Suppl. 1, 11002-11016; 4, 22690 = [1. 12]). The name of the city is sometimes derived from the Phoenician word zt ('olive').

Bibliography

1 A. Merlin et al. (eds.), Inscriptions latines d'Afrique, 1923.

M. Leglay, s. v. Z., RE 10 A, 460 f.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Zita”, 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 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12217590>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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