Puteoli


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Puteoli

(pyo͞otē`əlī), ancient city of Campania, S Italy, 8 mi (13 km) W of Naples. Founded c.520 B.C. by Samian Greeks from Cumae, it came under Roman control by the end of the 4th cent. B.C. and was made a citizen colony in 194. It became famous as Rome's port of entry for Eastern trade, handling notably mosaics, pottery, and perfumes. The shops were rich, and the city was surrounded by handsome villas.
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Aristocratic readers like himself, not tradesmen in Puteoli, were the ones he chose to spread the prestige of Latin philosophy through the state.
Barto addressed the group of spectators: "Gentlemen, I pronounce this to be superior cement, certainly equal to the Roman of Puteoli or Dutch Tarras.
The name itself is taken from the town of Puteoli, near Naples, where the local volcanic rock produced superior results when added to mortar.
En el caso de la Lex Libitina Puteolana, que regula la concesion a un manceps de la celebracion de los funerales y la ejecucion de los suplicios en la comunidad italiana, se establece que si el responsable de la adjudicacion recibe una notificacion para un servicio por parte de un magistrado de Puteoli y no realiza el servicio conforme a lo establecido en la reglamentacion, por cada irregularidad, sea castigado con una multa cuyo importe no se ha conservado (II, 31-34) (53).
262: "probably that near Puteoli mentioned by Jerome, which would have been near the Academia".
problematica general en Bernal, 2007): basicamente la constatacion del predominio porcentual de ostreidos en los estratos de abandono de las fabricas salazoneras tardorromanas de la c/ San Nicolas, asi como la constatacion de indicadores biometricos estables que abogaban por una seleccion de tamanos; y la constatacion del crecimiento sobre ceramica de algunos ostreidos--al modo ilustrado en las conocidas ampullae vitreas de la serie de Puteoli y Baiae--fueron los principales argumentos esgrimidos (Vasquez y Rosales, 2011).
Cumae and Puteoli were not Greek cities by any stretch of the imagination, and the term urbs Graeca issues from the mouth of a native Greek, and is not intended as the mockery of a quintessentially Roman place, but instead refers to a city which shows many signs of being indeed Greek.
3 cites nine days for a fast journey by sea from Puteoli to Alexandria.
from Herculaneum and Puteoli which demonstrate the practical use of vadimonia to appear before the urban praetor's tribunal in cases which fell outside the competence of the local municipal courts.
Games for Honor and Virtus are also attested outside Rome at Puteoli (ILS 5317) and Terracina (ILS 5051), which suggests the importance of the cult and the games associated with it.