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date: 19 September 2020

Massalia (Massilia in Roman writers), 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
A. L. F. RivetA. L. F. Rivet, John Frederick DrinkwaterJohn Frederick Drinkwater

mod. Marseille, was founded c.600 bc by settlers from *Phocaea, who obtained the site, on the excellent harbour of Lacydon (Vieux-Port) from the Ligurian Segobriges. Though preceded in the area by Rhodian and other traders, the Massaliotes eventually dominated the coast from ... ...

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