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date: 27 November 2022

Tegianumfree

Tegianumfree

  • H. Kathryn Lomas

Subjects

  • Ancient Geography

Tegianum (mod. Teggiano), in S. Italy, a Hellenized Lucanian (see hellenism; lucania) settlement in the Valle di Diano. There was Gracchan colonization (see sempronius gracchus, c.) in the 2nd cent. bce, and a larger colonization programme under Nero (Plin.HN 3. 98). See colonization, roman.

Bibliography

  • E. Greco, Magna Grecia (1981).