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Salernum
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City on the Sinus Paestanus in the territory of the Picentes deported there in 268 BC (Str. 5,4,13), modern Salerno on the Irnio in the northeast of the gulf; a colonia (Coloniae), castrum Salerni, by resolution of the Roman Senate in 197 BC, settled in 194 BC  (Liv. 32,29,3; 34,45,2; Vell. Pat. 1,15,3;  cf. Ptol. 3,1,7: Σάλερνον/Sálernon) on the land of an earlier Oscan-Etruscan settlement (individual finds and necropoleis of the Archaic Period in the quarter of F…

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Gargini, Michela (Pisa), “Salernum”, 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 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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