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Arpinum
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Hill town of the  Volsci in the central Liris valley, modern Arpino (Frosinone); Roman  praefectura from 305 BC (Liv. 9,44,16), from 90 BC  municipium of the tribus Cornelia, regio I, birth place of Marius and Cicero. Simple Volscian fortifications are extant at Civita Falconiera, also a strong Roman walled circle (3 km in diameter; polygonal stonework), including a monumental gate with a pointed arch. Remains of a temple (possibly of Mercurius Lanarius) underneath the church of S. Maria; remains of another b…

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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Arpinum”, 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 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e200490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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