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Ocelum
(181 words)

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[1] Celtic place name from Spain to Britain

Celtic place name from Spain to Britain, such as the station on the Turin - Mont Genèvre pass (Alpes Cottiae), located by [1] near Chiusa di San Michele on the Dora Riparia (cf. [2]). In the spring of 58 BC, Caesar passed through O., as a border point of Gallia Cisalpina, with five legions (Caes. B. Gall. 1,10). On the alleged battles with the Ceutrones [2] cf. [3. 57].

Bibliography

1 TIR Mediolanum, 1966

2 L. Banti, s.…

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Walser, Gerold (Basle) and Barceló, Pedro (Potsdam), “Ocelum”, 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 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e827730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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