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Cora
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Tribus | Coloniae | Latini, Latium

Latin city on the western slopes of the montes Lepini above the Pontine plain, connected to the via Appia, today's Cori (province Latina). Colony of Alba Longa; participated in the founding of the lucus Dianae near Aricia. Outpost on the border to the Volsci, prisca colonia Latina (c. 501 BC, Liv. 2,16,8); silver coins. Destroyed by Sulla, then municipium of the tribus Papiria. Archaeological monuments: remnants of a city wall with towers, walls of the acropolis in opus polygonale with post-Sullanic restora…

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“Cora”, 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 26 September 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e305010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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