Township in Latium, municipium of the tribus Pomptina, colony of the Triumviri (Triumvirate), later abandoned owing to its unhealthy location on the edge of the Pomptinae paludes (Ager Pomptinus) at modern Sermoneta and Cisterna di Latina (Cic. Fam. 7,12,2; 7,18,3; Hor. Epist. 1,11,30; Juv. 10,102; Plin. HN 3,64; Porphyrio ad Hor. epist. 1,11,30).
Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence),
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