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Arnus
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Modern Arno, the main river of Etruria, rises on the slopes of Monte Falterona, and flows through the Casentino. On the plains of Arezzo, it receives the Chiana, then runs through the upper Valdarno, flowing together with the Sieve, also receiving as left tributaries the rivers Greve, Pesa, Elsa and Era, and from the right the Bisanzio. Near Pisa it flows into the mare Tyrrhenum (Liv. 22,2,2; Plin. HN 3,50,52; Str. 5,2,5; Tac. Ann. 1,79; Aristot. Mir. 92; Rut. Namat. 1,566; Geogr. Rav. 4,36; Cassiod. 5,17,20). The A.' importance during the per…

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Bianchetti, Serena (Florence), “Arnus”, 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 11 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e200440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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