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Headword: Γάγγρα
Adler number: gamma,5
Translated headword: Gangra
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city [of that name].
Greek Original:
Γάγγρα: πόλις.
Note:
In Paphlagonia (present-day northern Turkey); in Roman times Germanicopolis; Barrington Altas map 86 grid D3. See e.g. Strabo 12.3.41; cf. Stephanus of Byzantium s.v., citing Alexander Polyhistor (fr. 42 Müller), although Steph. also attests to a city of the same name in Arabia (192.24).
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 27 March 1999@18:24:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 18 September 2000@07:51:39.
William Hutton (augmented note, set status) on 24 February 2008@07:02:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 24 February 2008@08:07:21.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 February 2014@07:53:49.

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