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Urvinum Mataurense
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(Οὐρβῖνον/Ourbînon). City (Plin. HN. 3,114; Geogr. Rav 4,33) on an elevation (451 m) on the eastern slopes of the Appenninus between the Rivers Metaurus [2] and Pisaurus (modern Foglia), connected by an access road to the via Flaminia on the Adriatic coast; modern Urbino (in the Marche region). UM was a municipium (probably not until after the Social Wars [3] in 89 BC), tribus Stellatina (quattuorviri recorded: CIL XI 6053-6068), Regio VI (Umbria). Involved in the battles between the Goti and the troops of Iustinianus [1], UM was conquered in AD 538 by Belisarius (Proc…

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Angeli Bertinelli, Maria Gabriella (Genoa), “Urvinum Mataurense”, 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 30 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1226270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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