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Antemnae
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Very old town in  Latium vetus (Tac. Ann. 4,5,3), about 5.5 km north of Rome (Str. 5,3,2), where the  Anio flows into the  Tiber (ante amnem, thus its name: Varro, Ling. 5,28; Paul. Fest. 16,6; Serv. Aen. 7,631). Built by the  Siculi (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1,16,5; Sil. Pun. 8,365 f.; Verg. Aen. 7,629-631), captured by Romulus (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 2,32,2 ff.; Liv. 1,9-11; Plut. Rom. 17), A. sided with  Porsenna in opposition to Rome (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 5,21,3). For the Augustan period, only a  villa is recorded (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1,16; Str. 5,3,2); Plin. HN 3,…

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Quilici Gigli, Stefania (Rome), “Antemnae”, 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 04 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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