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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.V. Harris
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 30, 2022 08:37 AM History
A vicus of the Vestini located in the upper Aterno valley in Abruzzo. The ancient settlement was located some 15 km south of modern L'Aquila, in the vicinity of S. Maria di Forfona near Barisciano. Furfo lay on the Via Claudia Nova between Amiternum and Peltuinum.

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church, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 42 F4 Furfo

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: S. Maria di Forfona. The cult of Iuppiter Liber is attested, as well as a goddess Angitia. A lex sacra dated 13 July 58 B.C. was found at the site.

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W.V. Harris, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Furfo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 03 October 2023]

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