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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 Mar 24, 2017 11:19 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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settlement, amphitheatre, amphitheater

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, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Elizabeth Robinson, and Tom Elliott, 'Grumentum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 23 April 2018]

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