First Lat. colonia (Pol. 3,40,5) north of the Po in the region of the Cenomani [1. 57]. Italic bridgehead against the Insubres and Boii (Tac. Hist. 3,34) as well as against Hannibal (Liv. 21,25 etc.). In 190 BC, it was newly settled (Liv. 37,46) and became an important road junction of the via Postumia and the site of a large market (Tac. Hist. 3,30). In the year 90 BC, it became municipium of the tribus Aniensis, in 81 probably capital of the prov. Ga…
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