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Baleares
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Before falling under Roman control, the Balearic archipelago (Spain) was divided into two parts: on the one hand the Pytiussae (Ibiza and Formentera), which belonged to the Phoenician-Punic koiné, and on the other the Baliares (Majorca, Minorca, and the tiny Cabrera). The so-called Talayotic culture flourished on the latter during the prehistoric period. Loc…

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Sales-Carbonell, Jordina, “Baleares”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 19 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_eeco_SIM_00000372>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180827



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