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Oplontis
(98 words)

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Villa

Concentration of villas in Campania (cf. Tab. Peut. 6,5; Eplontis, Geogr. Rav. 4,32; Guido, Cosmographia 33; Opolontis, Geogr. Rav. 5,2) on the littoral road from Neapolis [2] via Herculaneum to Pompeii, Stabiae and Sorrentum, today Torre Annunziata. Ancient remains: villa A of the gens Poppaea (phase I: middle of the 1st cent. BC); villa B of L. Crassus Tertius (dating back into 2nd cent. BC).

Gardens (illustrated)

Bibliography

BTCGI 12, 464-474 

A. De Franciscis, s.v. O., EAA 4, suppl. 2,…

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Gargini, Michela (Pisa), “Oplontis”, 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 07 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e832270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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