Brill’s New Pauly

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(Οὐηστῖνοι/Ouēstînoi). Italian people (name possibly Indo-European, cf. e.g. Vesta ) on the eastern slopes of the Appenninus, to the south of the Picentes (Str. 5,4,2), east of the Sabini (Str. 5,2,1; 5,3,1), and north of the Paeligni. From the time of Augustus onwards, their predominantly mountainous and barren territory (hunting, cattle husbandry, cf. Sil. Pun. 8,516 ff.; Plin. HN 11,241; Mart. 13,31) was part of Regio IV (Regio with map). By means of a conjecture in Plin. HN 3,107 (cf. Ptol. 3,1,59: settlements of the V.) [Trasmontani; Aveiates] after Pennenses, […

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Buonocore, Marco (Rome), “Vestini”, 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 19 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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