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City of the Sal(l)entini (Ptol. 3,1,76) in Calabria, home of the poet Ennius [1] (fr. 377 Vahlen; cf. Cic. Arch.10,22;  Str. 6,3,5; Sil. Pun. 12,393-397; Ps.-Acro 4,80,20; confused by Plin. HN 3,102 and Mela 2,66 with R. in Apulia). R. is located southwest of Lupiae (present-day Lecce; Str. 6,1,2; Guido, Geographia 28,71). Remains of the defensive walls (4th-3rd cents. BC) survive, as well as richly furnished graves from the Classical and Hellenistic periods [2; 3] w…

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Lombardo, Mario (Lecce), “Rudiae”, 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 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1025280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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