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a name which occurs in classical literature only in Cicero and his scholia, in connection with balnea and vicus (pro Rose. Amer. 18: occiditur ad balneas Pallacinas de cena rediens Sex. Roscius; ib. 132: in vico Pallacinae, and schol. Gronov. ad loc., Or. p. 436: locus ubi cenaverat Sex. Roscius). Whether there was originally a district-Pallacinae- or not, is probable but not certain (cf., however, Rostowzew, Sylloge 500), and the testimony of early Christian literature is in favour of such a hypothesis (LP vit. Marci 3: hic fecit basilicam iuxta Pallacinis in 336 (HCh 308) ; Inscr. Chr. i. p. 62: Antius lector de Pallacine; cf. the church and cloister of S. Lorenzo in Pallacinis, LP xcvii. 71 ; xcviii. 76; cvi. 23; HCh 291-292; see also HJ 556; BC 1914, 98-99; S. Andrea de Pallacina, Arm. 463; HCh 189-190). In the eighth century a porticus Pallacinis is mentioned (LP xcvii. (Hadr. I.) 94), of which possible fragments were found in the Via degli Astalli (Arm. 459; BC 1908, 280-282). In any case the district was near the north-east end of the circus Flaminius, and the vicus may have coincided in general with the Via di S. Marco (KH iv.).

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