Minturnae

Minturnae

(mĭntûr`nē), ancient town of Latium, Italy, 7 mi (11.3 km) E of Formia. It was important because it controlled the bridge on the Appian Way over the Liris River. Founded by a people called the Aurunci or Ausones, it became a Roman colony (295 B.C.) and a flourishing commercial center. There are important ruins (including an aqueduct), two theaters, forums, and other buildings N of modern Minturno.
References in periodicals archive ?
Manlius Imperiosus Torquatus (cos 347): we would lose the references to the proverbial imperia Manliana, and worse, lines 4 and 5 would be plunged into a darkness from which they could not be recovered if we could not say that the wine's curiously-phrased Appellation was an honorific reference to old Torquatus's victory over the Latins at Trifanum, which was between Sinuessa and Minturnae.
between Minturnae and Sinuessa (line 5 inter Minturnas Sinuessanumque Petrinum).