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Castelvecchio Subequo (also Subrequo and Subrego; Latin: Superaequum or Superequum) is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic administrative unit of both provinces and regions, and may be properly approximated in casual speech by the English word township or municipality. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... LAquila, 42°21 13°24E, at 710 m (2329 feet) above sea-level, is a city and comune of central Italy, on the Aterno river, with 69,131 inhabitants according to 2003 census figures. ... Abruzzo is a region of central Italy bordering Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east and the Adriatic Sea to the east. ...


History

Ancient Superaequum was a town of the Paeligni, one of the three which possessed municipal rights, and among which the territory of that people was divided. Hence it is mentioned both by Pliny and in the Liber Coloniarum, where it is termed Colonia Superaequana. It received a colony of veterans, probably under Augustus, to which a fresh body of colonists was added in the reign of Marcus Aurelius. (Plin. iii. 12. s. 17; Lib. Colon. p. 229; Zumpt, de Colon. p. 361.) The name is not mentioned by any other author, but several inscriptions attest its municipal importance. The Paeligni were a people of ancient Italy, first mentioned as a member of a confederacy which included the Marsi, Marrucini and Vestini, with which the Romans came into conflict in the second Samnite War, 325 BC. On the submission of the Samnites they all came into alliance with Rome... Pliny the Elder: an imaginative 19c portrait. ... Augustus (Latin: IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•AVGVSTVS;[1] September 23, 63 BC – August 19, AD 14), known as Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (English Octavian; Latin: C•IVLIVS•C•F•CAESAR•OCTAVIANVS) for the period of his life prior to 27 BC, was the first and among the most important of... Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (April 26, 121[1] – March 17, 180) was Roman Emperor from 161 to his death. ...


It is situated on a hill on the right bank of the Aternus, and about 7 km on the left of the Via Valeria. Its territory probably comprised the hilly district between that road and the Aternus. A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... Via Valeria, an ancient Roman road of Italy was the continuation north-eastwards of the Via Tiburtina. ...


References

Coordinates: 42°08′N 13°44′E The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, published in 1854, was the last a series of classical dictionaries edited by the english scholar William Smith (1813–1893), which included as sister works the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities and the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. ... Sir William Smith (1813 - 1893), English lexicographer, was born at Enfield in 1813 of Nonconformist parents. ... Abruzzo is a region of central Italy bordering Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east and the Adriatic Sea to the east. ... Aquila (It. ... Acciano is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Aielli is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Alfedena is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Anversa degli Abruzzi is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Ateleta is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Avezzano is a town and comune in the Abruzzo region, Province of LAquila, 70 km east of Rome. ... Balsorano is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Barete is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Barisciano is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Barrea is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Bisegna is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Bugnara is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy This small mountain village has recently grown in the past years. ... Cagnano Amiterno is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Calascio is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Campo di Giove is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Campotosto is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. ... Canistro is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Cansano is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Capestrano is a little town with 965 inhabitants (2001), in Abruzzo, a mountainous region in Central Italy, known to the Romans as Aufina, a city of the Vestini. ... Capistrello is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Capitignano is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Caporciano is a town and commune in the province of LAquila, in the region of Abruzzo, southern Italy. ... Cappadocia is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Carapelle Calvisio is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Country Italy Region Abruzzo Province LAquila (AQ) Mayor Carlo Fedeli (since June 2004) Elevation 616 m Area 95 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 5,235  - Density 54/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Carsolani Dialing code 0863 Postal code 67061 Frazioni Colli di Montebove... Castel del Monte is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Castel di Ieri is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Castel di Sangro is a city of 5. ... Castellafiume is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Castelvecchio Calvisio is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Celano is a town in Province of Aquila, Italy, 73 miles east of Rome by rail. ... Collelongo is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Gagliano Aterno is a town approximately 45 km from Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. ... LAquila, 42°21 13°24E, at 710 m (2329 feet) above sea-level, is a city and comune of central Italy, on the Aterno river, with 69,131 inhabitants according to 2003 census figures. ... Molina Aterno is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Open Prepress Interface (OPI) is an extension to the document structure convention (DSC) for PostScript documents. ... Ovindoli is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Ovindoli, population 1200, is a community in the Appenine Mountains of Abruzzo at 1375 meters (4511 feet) from sea level. ... Country Italy Region Abruzzo Province LAquila (AQ) Mayor Elevation 650 m Area 71 km² Population  - Total (as of December, 2001) 1279  - Density 18/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Pacentrani Dialing code 0864 Postal code 67030 Frazioni Passo San Leonardo Patron San Marco  - Day April 25 [[Image... Pescasseroli is a tiny little town in Southern Abruzzo, a mountainous region in Central Italy. ... Pescina is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Rocca di Merzo is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Roccaraso is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Scontrone is a comune and town in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | | ... Sulmona, a city and comune of the province of LAquila in the Abruzzo, Italy, 42°02 13°56E, with 25,276 inhabitants according to official 2003 census figures. ... Country Italy Region Abruzzi Province LAquila (AQ) Mayor Dino Rossi (since May 2006) Elevation 740 m Area 89 km² Population  - Total 6,753  - Density 73/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Tagliacozzani Dialing code 0863 Postal code 67069 Frazioni see list Patron St. ... Tione degli Abruzzi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy Abruzzo · Communes of the province of LAquila Categories: | ... Villavallelonga is a village in the Abruzzo region in Italy. ... 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