Town in Latium, west of mons Albanus ; exact location unknown (near Bovillae?). A. was destroyed by Tarquinius Priscus (HRR Valerius Antias F 11; Str. 5,3,4: Ἀπίολα; Apíola; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 3,49,2; Liv. 1,35,7); with the booty from A. he undertook the construction of the Capitoline Temple, and held magnificent games.
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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart),
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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127540>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510