Geographical sites:

  • Arpinum (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #432700)
    Pleiades_icon Arpinum settlement Description: An ancient center that originated as early as the seventh century BC that became a civitas sine suffragio in 305 BC. Arpinum was the birthplace of Caius Marius and Marcus Tullius Cicero.


Text #800

Livy. History of Rome. Vol. 8
[Liv. 30.2.12. Translated by Frank Gardner Moore. Harvard University Press. 1949. (14 Vols.) p. 373]

At Arpinum in an open meadow the earth settled into a huge depression.

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