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Regio, regiones
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Originally a theoretical principle of classification of astronomical and augural ( A ugures ) practice (Cic. Div. 1,17; 1,30; 2,3; 2,9; Ov. Ib. 38; Cic. Nat. D. 2,19; 2,50), elements of the division of Rome into four parts by Servius Tullius (Varro, Ling. 5,45; 49; 51; 53; Liv. 1,43,13; Plin. HN 18,13; Paul. Fest. 506,5), which was transferred to the tribus : I. Suburana, II. Esquilina, III. Collina, IV. Palatina (Rome III with map 3).

Augustus partitioned the city, which had grown prodigiously in the meantime, into 14 regiones (10-4 BC; Suet. Aug. 30,1; [2]), still …

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Sartori, Antonio (Milan), “Regio, regiones”, 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 22 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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