Umbri, Umbria
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I. Geography

Central Italian people and the hilly and mountainous region (flysch in the north, Jurassic lime in the south) they inhabited. It is located in the drainage area of the upper and middle Tiber between the Etruscan Appennines and the Chiana Valley with a narrow access to the eastern coastal area. The mountains run from northwest to southeast, between them lie narrow, sparsely populated valleys and a few broader basins (Tiber Valley, the plain around Lake Trasimenus (Lacus Trasu…

Cite this page
Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence) and Uggeri, “Umbri, Umbria”, 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 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1224580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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