Brill’s New Pauly

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Northern Italian river, modern Adige; attested by numerous literary sources (Plin. HN 3,121; Vibius Sequester 11; Ennod. 1,46; Paul. Hist. Lang. 3,23), also called Athesis or similar (Verg. Aen. 9,680; Liv. Per. 68,6; Val. Max. 5,8,4; Sil. Pun. 8,595; Flor. Epit. 1,38,12; Claud. Carm. 12,11; Cassiod. Var. 3,48,2. cf. Plut. Marius 23,2: Ἀτισών; Tab. Peut. 4,3/4: flumen Afesia; Anonymus Ravennas 4,36,22: Astago; CIL V 3348: trans Ath(esim)). Rising in the Raetian Alps, and having absorbed the Isarco, one of the northern arms of the Atesis turned e…

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Buchi, Ezio (Verona), “Atesis”, 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 21 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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