Aricia
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Tribus | Latini, Latium

Old, important city in  Latium (Plin. HN 3,63; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 5,61) at the 16th milestone of the  via Appia on  mons Albanus , modern Ariccia. (Tab. Peut. 6,1). Conquered by the Romans in 338 BC, A. became a  municipium of the  tribus Horatia . Substantial archaeological remains: town walls, alae temple from the republican era,  thermae. Nearby is a square stone-block-built viaduct (231 m). This was also the location of a temple of  Diana Nemorense (excavations) in the nemus Aricinum on the banks o…

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Quilici Gigli, Stefania (Rome), “Aricia”, 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 24 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e134920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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