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Caiatia
(109 words)

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Town of the  Caudini in Samnium at the junction of the roads connecting Capua, Allifae and Telesia, modern Caiazzo. Possibly a civitas sine suffragio prior to 306 BC, C. became a civitas foederata after the Second Punic War and, following the Social Wars, in 89 BC a municipium of the tribus Falerna, with II viri. There is documentary evidence of a bishop's seat after AD 967.

Bibliography

G. Chouquer (ed.), Structures agraires en Italie centro-méridionale, Collection de l'Ecole Fra…

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Buonocore, Marco (Rome), “Caiatia”, 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 16 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e224480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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