Celtiberian town, modern Coca (province of Segovia). First mentioned in the context of the brutal war conducted by Lucullus in 151 BC (App. Ib. 51f.). Scipio, too, laid the town to ruins in the course of his battle against Numantia (App. Ib. 89). In the imperial age, the town belonged to the conventus of Clunia (Plin. HN 3,26), and gained fame as the birthplace of emperor Theodosius I (Zos. 4,24,4).
Tovar 3, 334
F. Wattemberg, La región vaccea, 1959.
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Barceló, Pedro (Potsdam),
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 25 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e229380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510