Now Sessa; a town of the Aurunci in Latium, east of the Via Appia, between Minturnae and
Teanum, on the western slope of Mount Massĭcus. It was the birthplace of the poet
Lucilius, hence called by Juvenal (i. 20) alumnus Auruncae.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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