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Altinum
(156 words)

[German version]

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Capital of the  Veneti (Ptol. 3,1,30) by the Silis (Plin. HN 3,126) in the marshes (septem maria: Plin. HN 3,119; Str. 5,1,7; 11; Hdn. 8,7; Mela 2,62), today Altino. Later  municipium of the regio X (Vitr. De arch. 1,4,11; CIL V 2149), tribus Scaptia [1. 106], on the Patavium to Aquileia road (It. Ant. 128,4; 281. 4), at the beginning of the  via Claudia Augusta (CIL V 8002 f.).  Villae (Mart. 4,25) and manufacture; sheep-breeding (Columella 7,2,3). Destroyed by Attila in AD…

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Brizzi, Giovanni (Bologna), “Altinum”, 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 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e116820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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