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Venusia
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(Οὐενουσία/Ouenousía). Township in the territory of the Samnites (Str. 5,4,11; 6,1,2; Hor. Sat. 2,1,35) in the valley of the middle reaches of the Aufidus in the border region between the Lucani and the Apuli (Hor. Sat. 2,1,35; Str. 6,3,6: between the Samnites and the Lucani; Apulian: Ptol. 3,1,73; Plin. HN 3,104), traversed by the Via Appia  (Str. 6,3,6; It. Ant. 113,1; 121,2; Tab. Peut. 6,4), modern Venosa. Legendary foundatio…

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de Vido, Stefania (Venice), “Venusia”, 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 29 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12200470>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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