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Boscoreale
(103 words)

[German version]

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Locality on the slopes of Vesuvius to the north of Pompeii (probably pagus Augustus Felix Suburbanus), with a site of important archaeological finds. Graves of the fossa culture; resettled after the volcanic eruption of AD 79 (thermal springs of Via Casone Grotta, 2nd/3rd cents. AD). Large number of archaeological finds from various villae; archaeological evidence of wine, olive and grain cultivation in the imperial period.

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A. Heron de Villefosse, Le trésor de B., in:…

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Pappalardo, Umberto (Naples), “Boscoreale”, 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_e219450>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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