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ALLIFAE (mod. Alife)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 696 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALLIFAE (mod. Alife), a town of the Samnites, 15 M. N.W. of Telesia, and 17 M. E.N.E. of Teanum. The site of the Samnite city, which in the 4th century B.C. had a coinage of its own, is not known; the Roman town lay in the valley of the Vulturnus, and its walls (4th century) enclose a circuit of 11 m., in which are preserved remains of large baths (Thermae Herculis) and a theatre.
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