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Allifae
(138 words)

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City in southern  Samnium in a loop of the Volturnus at the foot of mons  Tifernus , modern Alife. Minting in the 1st half of the 4th cent. BC. Entangled in the Samnite Wars (building of walls at the foot of Monte Cila). Founding of a  colonia with triumviri (CIL IX p. 264). Preserved structures are the intact, right-angled surrounding wall in opus incertum with four gates, square and round towers as well as the right-angled complex; the theatre with an extension from the Antonine period; amphitheatre, mausoleum,  …

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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Allifae”, 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 18 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e116040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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