River, forming the border between Picenum and the Senones (Liv. 5,35), later taken as Umbrian ( Umbria), modern Esino. From its source on the territory of Sentinum, it runs to the Adriatic, where its mouth is bridged by the via Flaminia at the statio ad Aesim (modern Falconara Marittima) (large cistern: three parallel water chambers). The A. valley was known for its excellent cheeses (Plin. 3,112; 11,241).
Q. Maule, SE 59, 1993, 87-102.
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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 07 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e106210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510