Roman colonial foundations in Italy before the Gracchi
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The text to the main map is found alongside the complementary map ‘Colonial foundations in Italy after 134/33–121 BC’ (p. 155).

Latin city leagues (11th-4th cents. BC) (supplementary map)

I. Prior history

The map shows the territory of Latium, the region settled by the Latins, in the time preceding its political reorganization by Rome following the Latin War (340–338 BC). The politically independent communities (populi) in Latium vetus, which were closely linked by t…

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Wittke, A.-M. and Olshausen, E., “Roman colonial foundations in Italy before the Gracchi”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 24 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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