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Antium
(258 words)

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Harbour town in southern Latium, modern Anzio. According to first treaty between Rome and Carthage, dated by Polybius back to 508/507 BC [1], this town, rich in tradition (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1,32), was at that time under Roman control (Pol. 3,22,11). Soon after, A. came under the influence of the  Volsci, and was thus involved in numerous conflicts between Romans and Vols…

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Antium”, 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 22 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e125790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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