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(Plin. HN. 3,51,52; Etruscan Velch?, Ὄλκιον/Ólkion, Steph. Byz. s. v.). City in southern Maremma on the western bank of the River Fiora which connected V. with the interior of Etruria and the coast 12 km away. Already settled in the Neolithic and in the Copper Age, V. flourished for the first time in the 9th and 8th cents. BC (Villanova culture). From the end of the 7th cent. BC until the beginning of the 5th, V.…

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Lesky, Michael (Tübingen), “Volci/Vulci”, 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 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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