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Aqua Ferentina
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Spring (also ad caput Ferentinum, Liv. 2,38,1) in  Latium, probably on the southern slopes of  Mons Albanus , in the lucus Ferentinae (Liv. 1,50,1). Until the middle of the 4th cent. BC a place of assembly of the  Latini (Liv. 1,50,1; 2,38,1; 7,25,5; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 3,45; 51; 4,45; 5,61). According to Roman annalists (Liv. 1,51,9), Turnus Herdonius was drowned here at the instigation of Tarquinius Superbus.

Bibliography

Nissen 2, 558

A. Alföldi, Das frühe Rom und die Latiner, 1977, 34-36.

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Aqua Ferentina”, 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 28 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e130030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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