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[1] Township in the north of Campania

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Township on the Mare Tyrrhenum at the mouth of the Volturnus [1] in the north of Campania (Str. 5,3,10; 5,4,4; Varro, Ling. 5,29; Plin. HN. 3,61; Mela 2,70), modern Castel Volturno. It was converted into a fort by the Romans in a battle with Hannibal [4] in 212 BC (Liv. 25,20,2). A colonia proposed in Rome in 197 …

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Vanotti, Gabriella (Novara), “Volturnum”, 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 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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