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Consentia
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Town at the confluence of the  Crathis and the Basentus (Plin. HN 3,72), modern Cosenza. From its strategically favoured position C. controlled the routes to Sybaris and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The earliest date is given by Strabo (6,1,5), who mentions C. as the metropolis of the Bruttian League (founded in 356 BC), but a small number of bronze oboli bearing the legend KOS (or KWS), traditionally dated to 400-356 BC, ap…

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Parra, Maria Cecilia (Pisa), “Consentia”, 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 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e304140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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