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see SusahSusah
or Sousse
, ancient Hadrumetum, city (1994 pop. 125,000), NE Tunisia, on the Gulf of Hammamat, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a fishing port and export point for olive oil. The city was founded c.9th cent. B.C. by the Phoenicians.
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, Tunisia.
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I am grateful to David Jordan for the information that several curse tablets from Carthage and Hadrumentum curse race horses named Korinthos (which is spelled Corentus in the Hadrumentine example), suggesting that the horses may have come from Corinth, or at least that Corinth was a good source of horses.
9.37) to their duties, which could take them to such cities as Utica, Thysdrus, Hadrumentum, Sabratha, Theveste and Hippo.