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Ateste
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Venetian town (Plin. HN 17,122; Tac. Hist. 3,6,2; Mart. 3,38,5; 10,93,3: Atestinus/a), the centre of a wide plain, whose northern border was formed by the Euganean hills; the town took its name from the river  Atesis, which flowed through it, and was located on the road from Bononia to Aquileia (Anonymus Ravennas 4,31: Adestum, Ptol. 3,1,30: Ἀτέστε; It. Ant. 281,6; CIL VI 2429, 37199: Atesta), modern Este. Roman intervention in A.'s affairs is documented for the demarkat…

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Buchi, Ezio (Verona), “Ateste”, 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 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e205380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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