(cf. map). City at the mouth of the Tiber, 16 miles from Rome, of the tribus Voturia (tribus Palatina for freedmen), later regio I (Italia), connected to Rome by the via Ostiensis. According to Liv. 1,33,9, the colony was founded by Ancus Marcius [I 3] when, having deprived Veii of the silva Mesia, he extended his rule to the coast and set up salt refineries there (cf. CIL XIV 433…
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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence) and
Kockel, Valentin (Augsburg),
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider.
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