Brill’s New Pauly

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Capital of the Samnite  Caudini, modern Montesarchio; mansio on the via Appia between  Capua and  Beneventum, possibly municipium. Grave gifts, found in the necropolis near Montesarchio, indicate habitation from the 8th to the 3rd cents. BC. C. was twice enclosed by a walled circle; the later ring, established in the south-east of the town, was possibly built in conjunction with the renormatio, which Augustus undertook after 31 BC for the veterans of the legio XXX.


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Buonocore, Marco (Rome), “Caudium”, 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 15 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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