Eric Herbert Warmington
Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond
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.
R. J. A. Wilson
Ammaedara (mod. Haidra), a Roman city in western Tunisia on the Carthage–Theveste trunk road, 36 km. (22 mi.) north-east of the latter. The first fortress of the Legio III Augusta was established here in Augustan times on a virgin site close to the oued Haidra. The exact position of the fortress is unknown, but it is assumed to lie under the Byzantine fortress at the heart of the site; legionary tombstones from a necropolis to the east demonstrate the presence of the legion. When the fortress was moved to *Thevestec.
R. W. V. Catling
James Maxwell Ross Cormack and Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond
W. M. Murray
Amphissa, ‘the largest and most famous city of the [western, Ozolian] Locrians’ (Paus. 10. 38. 2; see
Arthur Maurice Woodward, William George Forrest, and Antony Spawforth
Amyclae, an ‘Achaean’ centre on the right bank of the Eurotas river c.5 km. (3 mi.) south of Sparta, mentioned in the Homeric Catalogue as in the domain of *Menelaus (1). Accounts vary of its resistance to the *Dorians but not later than c.750