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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 03, 2020 11:33 AM History
A city of Samnium located between Capua and Beneventum. In 321 B.C. the Samnites under C. Pontius encamped there before defeating the Romans at the battle of the Caudine Forks.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 G3 Caudium

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: near Montesarchio

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N. Purcell, DARMC, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Caudium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 26 May 2020]

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