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Larinum

Larinum (mod. Larino), a city on the northern border of Daunia (see daunians). There was a substantial pre-Roman settlement. Larinum became a Roman ally (see socii), then a municipium in 89 bce. It was a centre of the wool trade, and its municipal politics are unusually well known (Cic. Clu.).

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    E. de Felice, Larinum, Forma Italiae 36 (1994).Find this resource:

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