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Privernum
(200 words)

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(Πρίβερνον/Príbernon). City of the Volsci south of the Mons Lepinus on the upper reaches of the Amasenus in Latium (Str. 5,3,10; Ptol. 3,1,63: Πριούερνον/Prioúernon; the region ager Privernas, cf. Cic. De or. 2,224. Wine growing: Plin. HN 14,65), modern Madonna di Mezzagosto near Priverno. After ferocious battles with the Romans (the triumphs de Privernatibus in 357 and 329 BC, Liv. 7,16,6 and 8,20,7 ff.; CIL I2 1, p. 44 f.), P. became a Roman praefectura (Fest. 262,12), later a civitas sine suffragio (Liv. 8,21,10), c.

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Morciano, Maria Milvia (Florence), “Privernum”, 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 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1009070>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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