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Samnium (region)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jul 31, 2019 09:42 AM History
Samnium is the Latin name for a region of south and central Italy inhabited by the Samnites. The geographic limits of this region prior to sustained Roman contact are poorly defined. With the Augustan reorganization of Italy, the pre-Roman Samnium is subdivided among three of the Augustan regions.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F2 Samnium


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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Samnium (region): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 24 October 2019]

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