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Celtiberian town near Numantia; name possibly Iberian [1]. For coin evidence cf. [2; 3]. Allied to Numantia, L. was conquered and destroyed by the consul Q. Pompeius in 141 BC (Diod. Sic. 33,17). L. may be identical to Malia (App. Hisp. 329); on the contradictory reports in the sources cf. [4].


1 Holder, s.v. L.

2 A. Vives, La moneda hispánica 2, 1924, 64

3 A. Hübner, Monumenta linguae Ibericae, s.v. lagne, 1893, 38

4 H. Simon, Roms Kriege in Spanien, 1962, 110.

Tovar 3, 461.

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Barceló, Pedro (Potsdam), “Lagni”, 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 20 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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