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date: 28 January 2021


  • Edward Togo Salmon
  •  and T. W. Potter


Ameria (mod. Amelia), hill-town of southern *Umbria. Although very ancient (Plin. HN 3. 114), it is first mentioned by Cicero (Rosc. Amer. 15, 19, 20, 25), in whose day it was a prosperous *municipium. It remained such in imperial times. Its massive polygonal walls are still well preserved.

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