Locality to the north of Pompeii on the southern slopes of Vesuvius, with a large number of villae. Probably constituted, together with Boscoreale, the pagus Augustus Felix Suburbanus, which is attested by inscriptions.
T. Asaka, Note on the plan of the villae rusticae in the vicinity of Pompeii, in: Opuscula Pompeiana 3, 1993, 25-54
B. H. von Blankenhagen, C. Alexander, The Augustan Villa at B., 1990
E. R. Knauer, Roman Wall-Paintings from B., in: Metropolitan Museum Journal 28, 1993, 13-46.