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MUGILLA an ancient city of Latium, mentioned only by Dionysius (8.36), who enumerates the Mugillani (Μογιλαίνους) among the places conquered by Coriolanus, at the head of the Volscian army. He there mentions them (as well as the Albietes, who are equally unknown) between the citizens of Pollusca and Corioli, and it is therefore probable that Mugilla lay in the neighbourhood of those cities; but we have no further clue to its site. The name does not again appear, even in Pliny's list of the extinct cities of Latium; and we should be apt to suspect some mistake, but that the cognomen of Mugillanus, borne by one family of the Papirian Gens, seems to confirm the correctness of the name.


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