A site on the
left bank of the river Aesis, the boundary between
Umbria and Picenum, ca. 18 km inland from the Adriatic. Under the Romans it was inscribed in the tribus
Pollia and at some time given the rank of colonia. It
seems not to have been of great consequence in Roman
times. Antiquities from the area are kept in the Palazzo
L. RICHARDSON, JR.
The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites. Stillwell, Richard. MacDonald, William L. McAlister, Marian Holland. Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press. 1976.
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