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Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 14, 2020 05:17 AM History
Grumentum was an ancient settlement of Lucania, likely inhabited since the sixth century B.C. The site played a role in the Second Punic War and later became a bishopric in the fourth century A.D.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 C4 Grumentum

The earliest Roman settlement belongs to the third century BC. Hanno was defeated at Grumentum in 215 BC and in 207 BC Hannibal made the town his headquarters.

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Elizabeth Robinson, Tom Elliott, DARMC, and R. Talbert, 'Grumentum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 01 March 2021]

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