A town in Picenum
on the left bank of the Flosis (modern Potenza) at the
crossing of the road from Auximum to Urbs Salvia;
after a restoration by Pertinax and Septimius Severus
it was called colonia Helvia Ricina Pertinax. Extensive
remains of an amphitheater, a theater, baths, and a
bridge are to be seen. A collection of marbles, for the
most part from this site, is in the Pahazzo Comunahe at
7 (1939) 104-9 (R. U.
6 (1965) 683 (N. Alfieri); AA
(1970) 313-15 (H. Blanck)I
L. RICHARDSON, JR.