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Vallenses
(104 words)

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Four tribes in the Wallis canton (ILS 169: civitates quattuor Vallis Poeninae). The territory of the Nantuatae, Veragri, Seduni and Uberi was occupied by Rome in its Alpine campaign of 16/15 BC and initially administered in common with Raetia and Vindelicia (Vindelici) under a legatus. Claudius [III 1] united the V. with the Alpes Graiae, whose procurator occasionally had a residence in Octodurus. This new civitas was given Latin law (Plin. HN 3,135).

Bibliography

G. Walser, Studien zur Alpengeschichte in antiker Zeit, 1994, 59-…

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Graßl, Herbert (Salzburg), “Vallenses”, 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 12 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1228280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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