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date: 28 June 2022

Allifaelocked

Allifaelocked

  • Edward Togo Salmon
  •  and D. W. R. Ridgway

Extract

Allifae, mountain town overlooking the *Volturnus the gateway between *Samnium and *Campania: modern Alife, which has an archaeological museum (an epigraphic collection is in nearby Piedimonte Matese). Strategic Allifae changed hands repeatedly in the Samnite Wars. Under Rome it descended to lower ground and became a flourishing town with well-preserved Roman walls, baths, and a theatre.

Subjects

  • Ancient Geography
  • Roman Material Culture

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