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Bantia
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Apulian-Lucanian city (Βαντία; Bantía: Plut. Marcellus 29,1), near Venosa (Liv. 27,25,13; Hor. Carm. 3,4,15; Porph. Acron), today Banzi. Municipium between 80 and 60 (CIL I2 582 with CIL IX 416). Templum augurale, necropoleis of the 7th-4th cents. BC. M. Claudius Marcellus fell between B. and Venosa in the battle against Hannibal (Liv. 27,27,7; Plut. Marcellus 29).

Bibliography

A. Bottini, Osservazioni sulla topografia di Banzi preromana, in: AION 2, 1980, 69-82

M. Torelli, Una nuova…

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Garozzo, Bruno (Pisa), “Bantia”, 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 22 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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