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Macra
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[German version]

River in the region of the Liguri Apuani near Luna [3], border between the Augustan regions of Liguria and Etruria, modern Magra. Its upper reach was possibly called Audena. A river port lay towards the mouth (Ptol. 3,1,3; Liv. 39,32,2; 40,41,3; 41,19,1; Luc. 2,426f.; Plin. HN 3,48-50).

Bibliography

G. Forni (ed.), Fontes Ligurum et Liguriae antiquae, 1976, s.v. M.

S. Pesavento Mattioli, Gli scali portuali di Luni nel contesto della rotta da Roma ad Arles, in: Centro Studi Lunensi, Quaderni 10-12, 1985-1987, 626-628

R. Ricci, M.-Audena, i…

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Gaggero, Gianfranco (Genoa), “Macra”, 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 24 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e715630>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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