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Ticinum
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(modern Pavia). Settlement of the Celtic Libici (Pol. 2,17,4-6; Liv. 5,32,2: Laevi) and Marici (Plin. HN 3,124) in the Transpadana, a region previously settled by the Insubres, where the Ticinus flows into the Padus (modern Po). Despite being patronised by Augustus (honorary arch: CIL V 6416), the municipium (tribus Papiria) was overtaken in significance by neighbouring Mediolanum [1]. Important junction [1; 2. 227] (roads: Tac. Ann. 3,5,1; Amm. Marc. 15,8,18;  It. Ant. 340,1; 3…

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Sartori, Antonio (Milan), “Ticinum”, 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_e1213560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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