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Brundisium:

see BrindisiBrindisi
, Latin Brundisium, city (1991 pop. 95,383), capital of Brindisi prov., in Apulia, S Italy. A modern port on the Adriatic Sea, it has been noted since ancient times for its traffic with Greece and the E Mediterranean.
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According to Appian, Julia took part in the negotiations surrounding the treaty of Brundisium (App.
Nevertheless, in his version, her letter caused him to change his plans and sail with two hundred warships for Brundisium. Appian stresses Fulvia's jealousy of Cleopatra, but he too makes it clear that Fulvia persuaded Antony to return to Italy to face Octavian (5.52).
Diomedes was said to have been the founder of Brundisium, from which port Iullus's mother sailed the last time that he ever saw her.
The journal of the journey of Maecenas, who was sent by Octavian from Rome to Brundisium in 38 BC in order to settle a political issue with Mark Antony, the "Iter Brundisium" has all the qualities of a modern travel narrative.
Eventually, Lepidus, whose position in the alliance was minor, was banished; by the Treaty at Brundisium, Octavian received the West and Antony the East.
A journal of the embassy of Moecenas, who was sent by Octavian from Rome to Brundisium in 38 BC in order to settle a political issue with Mark Antony, the "Iter Brundisinum" has all the qualities of a modern travel narrative.
In Pliny's time young oysters were even imported from Brundisium to mature in the Lucrine, thereby acquiring a subtle blend of flavours (Plin.
Plutarch's Crassus is similarly the butt of humour from the onset of his Parthian campaign: his age is mocked by Deiotarus as unfit for his campaign when he departs from Brundisium (Crassus, 17.1-2) and his campaign is later mocked by the Parthians, who know better (Crassus, 18.2).
Principal battles: Brundisium (Brindisi) (267); Ecnomus (near Licata), Adys (near Carthage) (256); Tunis (255).
Flavius Fimbria (85); returned to Italy with his army, landing at Brundisium (Brindisi) (83) and joining forces with M.