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Apuani
(134 words)

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Tribe of  Ligurians between Magra and Serchio in northern Etruria ( Etruscans), today the Apuan Alps and Garfagnana. Defeated after intensive fighting against the Romans (at the latest from 187 BC: Liv. 39,2; 20; 32; 38; 40,1); in 180 BC under the proconsuls P. Cornelius Cethegus and Cn. Baebius Tamphilius 40,000 A. were deported to  Samnium (Ligures Corneliani et Baebiani: Plin. HN 3,105), and a further 7,000 in the same year under the consuls A. Postumius Albinus and Q. Fulvius Flaccus (Liv. 40,41).

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Angeli Bertinelli, Maria Gabriella (Genoa), “Apuani”, 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 15 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e129900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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