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Velitrae
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(Οὐελίτραι/Ouelítrai). City in Latium in the southern foothills of the modern Colli Albani to the north of the Ager Pomptinus and the settlement area of the Volsci (Str. 5,3,10; Liv. 2,30,14; Steph. Byz. s. v. Βέλιτρα; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 3,41,5; Sil. Pun. 8,379; 13,229: Veliternum), modern Velletri. The beginnings are disputed: originally Latin (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 5,61,3), occupied by the Volsci and conquered by Ancus Mar…

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Morciano, Maria Milvia (Florence), “Velitrae”, 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_e1229350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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