Thugga

Thugga:

see DuggahDuggah
or Dougga
, village, Tunisia, SW of Tunis. It is a tourist spot noted for the ruins of the ancient city of Thugga, including a Punic mausoleum (2d cent. B.C.); temples, arches, a theater, a circus, and an aqueduct of Roman times; and a Byzantine fortress.
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, Tunisia.
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Una inscripcion de la ciudad de Thugga hace referencia a la genealogia del rey Masinissa de los numidas massyles, que se haria famoso por su relacion con Roma.
Por el contrario, su padre, que se llamaba zililsan, era un noble personaje de la elite gobernante en la ciudad de Thugga, de la que era sufeta, por tanto un cargo de naturaleza tipicamente cartagines, que logro liberarla del dominio punico en algun momento determinado.
Las encontramos resenadas, siempre al servicio de importantes familias, en nucleos urbanos de Italia, como en Corfinium (84), o tambien en ciudades de provincias, como en Nemausus (Gallia Narbonesis) (85) o en Thugga (Africa proconsularis) (86).
In spite of some lacunae, we learn from it that the Republic of Thugga (Dougga's ancient name) offered this temple to honor the goddess, the city, and the Gabinius family, who were obligated perpetually to maintain it.
The original surveyors detected the city names of Thugga and Laodicea, and the province names of Dalmatia, Judea, Mesopotamia and Syria.
Dareggi, "Severo Alessandro, Romanus Alexander, e il complesso santuariale di Thugga," Latomus 53 (1994): 848-858.
Although a paucity of evidence for Carthage itself forces the author to turn to examples by analogy--not only from other cities in Africa Proconsularis, such as Thugga, but also from other colonial cities such as Urso in Spain--Rives is able to present a convincing portrait of the forces at work in shaping the religious life of the imperial city.
Three long chapters, which together occupy more than two hundred pages, consider successively the nature of public religion in Roman Carthage, the agenda of the Carthaginian elite (deduced mainly from the small town of Thugga in the territorium of Carthage), and the ultimate failure of the civic model of religion.
Likewise, an inscription from Thignica, a small town in the region of Thugga, attests to two men who were decurions of Carthage as well as priests of Aesculapius (CIL VIII 15205).
Conocemos, en este sentido, varias inscripciones procedentes de la antigua ciudad de Thugga (Dougga, Tunez), que fueron dedicadas a distintas divinidades romanas sin que, en alguna de ellas, constara el nombre del dedicante de los monumentos.
Algo semejante ocurre con otra base de estatua en la que se puede leer Mercurio Siluio / sacrum, hallada adosada al muro posterior de la cella occidental del templo de Mercurio de Thugga (114).
lt;<Nouveaux Temoignages epigraphiques sur la vie religieuse a Thugga a l'epoque romaine>>, en Kanoussi, M.