Fidentia
(127 words)

[German version]

Augural name of a town in the western Aemilia (regio VIII) on the via Aemilia (It. Ant. 288; It. Burd. 616; Tab. Peut. 4,3) on the crossing of the river Stirone, in the Middle Ages Borgo San Donnino, from 1927 Fidenza (Parma). It was founded as a municipium in the 2nd cent. BC; during the Civil War, it was besieged by Lucullus in 82 BC (Plut. Sulla 17; Vell. Pat. 2,28; Liv. Epit. 88). It later declined to become vicus Fidentiola (It. Ant. 99; 127).

Bibliography

A. Aimi, Storia di F., 1982

M. Calvani Marini, F., 1977

M. Catarsi, Il territorio fidenti…

Cite this page
Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Fidentia”, 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 23 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e411420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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