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Tuscana
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Etrusci, Etruria

(Τυρρηνία/Tyrrhēnía, Τυρρηνή/Tyrrhēnḗ; modern Tuscania). Etruscan city on the right bank of the Marta (Plin. HN 3,52; Steph. Byz. s. v. Τυρρηνία), where the via Claudia crosses the river (Tab. Peut. 5,1; Geogr. Rav. 4,36; 6,2379a; 5,49). A municipium , tribus Stellatina after the Social War [3]; various magistrates are known from inscriptions: e.g. decurio Tuscaniensium, quattuorvir, decurialis haruspex (CIL XI 2955-2959; 2970). The acropolis was on San Pietro hill. The city was lai…

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Morciano, Maria Milvia (Florence), “Tuscana”, 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 27 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1223200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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