Brill’s New Pauly

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City of the  Sal(l)entini (Plin. HN 3,105: Aletini), today Alezio by Gallipoli, Ἀλητία (Alētía) Str. 6,3,6, Ἀλήτιον (Alḗtion) Ptol. 3,1,76, Baletium Tab. Peut. 7,2, Geogr. Rav. 4,31, Valentium Guidonis Geographia 29; 72 graves and other archaeological [1. 9-38, 165-174; 2] and epigraphical [1. 59-113, 215-263; 4; 5] evidence of the prehistoric, Messapian, Sallentine and Roman periods (up into the 5th cent. AD).



1 Atti dell VIII Convegno dei Comuni messapici peuceti e dauni, 1983

2 G. P. Ciongoli, Alezio, in: A…

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Lombardo, Mario (Lecce), “Aletium”, in: 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 03 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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