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Vercellae
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[1] Chief town of the Libici (modern Vercelli)

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(Οὐερκέλλοι, Οὐερκέλλαι/Ouerkélloi, -ai). Chief town of the Libici (Str. 5,1,12; Ptol. 3,1,36) on the right bank of the Sesites (modern Sesia), a right-bank tributary of the Padus (modern Po), modern Vercelli [1. 176; 2], probably originally founded by the Salluvii (Liv. 5,35,2; Plin. HN 3,124). No significant archaeological finds [3.…

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Sartori, Antonio (Milan) and Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Vercellae”, 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 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12200650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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