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Nola
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Town in Campania, north east of the Vesuvius (Str. 5,4,8; It. Ant. 109,2; Tab. Peut. 6,4); it still bears the same name today. N. lies at the foot of the Appennines, on a broad plain approximately halfway from Capua to Nuceria, on a major traffic artery leading from Etruria to Poseidonia/Paestum, subsequently known as via Popilia. We do not know what part the inhabitants of Chalcis [1] played in its foundation (Sil. Pun. 12,161; Just. Epit. 20,1,13). It is c…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Sauer, Vera (Stuttgart), “Nola”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 25 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e824190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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