Toretae

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Toretae

 

a tribe of the Maeotae that inhabited the Black Sea coast between the present-day cities of Anapa and Novorossiisk. The first mention of the Toretae is found in sources dating from the fourth century B.C.; the tribe was no longer mentioned after the first centuries of the Common Era.

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