Brill’s New Pauly

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People in central Italy, neighbours of the Samnites and the Campani, probably of Oscan origin (Str. 5,3,9; coin finds [4]). Encroachments on the S. by the Samnites in 343 BC resulted in the first Samnite War (Liv. 7,29,4-6; [3. 540]). In the Latin War (Latini) the S. joined a coalition against Rome (Liv. 8,5,3; coins [4]). Hannibal [4] passed through their territory in 211 BC on his march from Capua to Rome (Liv. 26,9,2). Teanum Sidicinum, the capital of the S., minted its own coins until the 3rd cent. BC [1. 169 f., 211 f.], although the ager Sidicinus was already within …

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Gulletta, Maria Ida (Pisa), “Sidicini”, 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 17 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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