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ALBUCELLA (Ἀλβόκελα: Villa Fasila), a city of the Vaccaei in Hispania Tarraconensis (Itin. Ant.; Ptol.), probably the Arbocala (Ἀρβουκάλη) which is mentioned by Polybius (3.14), Livy (21.5), and Stephanus Byzantinus (s. v.), as the chief city of the Vaccaei, the taking of which, after an obstinate resistance, was one of Hannibal's first exploits in Spain, B.C. 218.


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    • Polybius, Histories, 3.14
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 21, 5
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