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Volsinii
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(Etruscan Velzna/Velsna). The suggestion [1. 451, n. 61] that there were two towns with the name of V. in Etruria has been gaining increasing support in recent times. It is assumed, for instance, that two Etruscan cities had the name: [1] V. Veteres (modern Orvieto) and [2] V. (modern Bolsena).

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[1] The original city

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The original city (Urbs Vetus) was on a tuff outcro…

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Camporeale, Giovannangelo (Florence), “Volsinii”, 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 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12207190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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