Brill’s New Pauly

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(earlier name Camars), Etruscan city on a hill over the Val di Chiana, now Chiusi (Liv. 10,25,11), Etruscan Clevsins. The reference in Verg. Aen. 10,655 Clusinis advectus... oris was puzzling even for historians in antiquity. The first settlement was characterized by widely scattered (κατὰ κώμας) habitats (cf. the spreading of necropoleis between…

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Cataudella, Michele (Florence), “Clusium”, 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 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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