Poenus plane est — but who were the ‘Punickes’?1

@article{Prag2006PoenusPE,
  title={Poenus plane est — but who were the ‘Punickes’?1},
  author={J. Prag},
  journal={Papers of the British School at Rome},
  year={2006},
  volume={74},
  pages={1 - 37}
}
  • J. Prag
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Physics
  • Papers of the British School at Rome
POENUS PLANE EST — MA CHI ERANO I ‘PUNICKES’? Il termine ‘punico’ (o equivalenti), derivato dal latino ‘Poenus’, è un luogo comune. Il suo uso in ogni caso è frequentemente poco chiaro e contraddittorio. Questo articolo ha due finalità principali: in primo luogo vuole chiarificare Papplicazione del termine ‘punico’, sia nell'uso antico, sia in quello moderno, insieme con termini affini e associati; in secondo luogo intende dimostrare che nell'evidenza sopravvissuta, il termine ‘poenus’ non fu… 
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