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Butrint [It. Butrinto; anc. Gr. Bouthroton; Lat. Buthrotum]locked

  • T. F. C. Blagg

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Site in southern Albania, set on a hill beside a coastal lagoon connected to the sea by a natural channel. The city flourished in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine times. Excavation and display of its extensive and deserted remains, begun by the Italians in 1928, have been continued by Albanian archaeologists; finds are displayed in the site museum (renovated ...

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