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Aecae

Aecae, Daunian city 25 km. (15 ½ mi.) south-west of Foggia. A Roman ally, it defected to Hannibal in 216 bce but was recaptured. Colonies were founded under Augustus and Septimius Severus, and it became a stage on the via Traiana. Aerial photography shows a large area of centuriation nearby.

Bibliography

E. Greco, Magna Graecia (1981).Find this resource:

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