Crater lake (now dry) in agro Tusculano (Liv. 2,19ff.) near Frascati; modern Pantano Secco. In 499 or 496 BC, a battle between Romans and Latini took place there (Liv. l.c.; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 6,3,3, with the rumour that the Dioscuri had caused the Roman victory). The foedus Cassianum , which was agreed afterwards, regulated the return of Rome into the Latin League.
A. Alföldi, Early Rome and the Latins, 1965, 111-116
M. Pallottino, Origini e storia primitiva di Roma, 1993, 322-323.
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Bianchetti, Serena (Florence),
“Lacus Regillus”, 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 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e628160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510