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Creators: L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 22, 2021 12:06 PM History
An ancient city of central Italy, the eighth and seventh century B.C. origins of which demonstrate high-level trade contact with the Eastern Mediterranean world. The city withdrew from the Latin League (499 B.C.) and opposed Rome in the Latin war; Cincinnatus eventually subdued Praeneste. Sulla founded a new colony there in the first century B.C.

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sanctuary (religious center), settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 D2 Praeneste

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Palestrina

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L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Praeneste: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 26 July 2021]

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