(Plistia, Πλειστική/Pleistikḗ). City in Samnium (Samnites) near Saticula (Liv. 9,21f.; Diod. Sic. 19,72,3), possibly at modern Prestia c. 4 km to the east of Sant' Agata dei Goti on Mons Taburnus. In the second of the Samnite Wars (326-304 BC) the city, which was allied with Rome, was conquered by the Samnites in 315 BC after a year-long siege.
Cite this pageGulletta, Maria Ida (Pisa), “Plistica”, 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 19 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e928370>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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