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River originating in the area of the Volsci (Latium) to the north-east of Atina. Between Fabrateria and Aquinum, in a distance of four miles, it flows in the river Liris. It is crossed by the via Latina (Melfel, Tab. Peut. 6,2), modern Melfa.


Nissen 2, 669

Miller, 330.

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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Melpis”, 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 16 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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