Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.3.8. Faliscan cultural sphere
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A. Definition

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The  Falisci lived in the valley of the Treia, a tributary of the Tiber, in what would later become the Roman regio VII Etruria (BNP Atlas 175). This culturally distinct enclave bordered on the territory of the  Etruscans (2.3.5.) of  Veii, Cerveteri/Caere (2.3.6.) and  Volsinii, as well as the Ager Capenas and the territory of the Sabines on the opposite bank of the Tiber (South Central Apennines 2.3.13.; BNP Atlas 75). Its centre was  Falerii Veteres (Civita Castellana), wit…

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Biella, Maria Cristina, “2.3.8. Faliscan cultural sphere”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005902>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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