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PELTUINUM

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 77 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PELTUINUM [mod. Civita Ansidonial, a town of the Vestini, on the Via Claudia Nova, 12 M. E.S.E. of Aquila. It was apparently the chief town of that portion of the Vestini who dwelt west of the main Apennine chain. Remains of the town walis, of an amphitheatre, and of other buildings still exist.
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