Praeneste - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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Cursor threatens an ally from Praeneste with the lictor's axe.
CIL_1.560-562, inscriptions on bronze caskets from Praeneste.
CIL_613, a dedication by L.Flamininus at Praeneste.
Marius at Sacriportus, and forces him to take refuge in Praeneste.
from the Capitol and elsewhere in Rome, and keeps it at Praeneste.
enters Rome, after handing over command at Praeneste to Q.Ofella.
fortifies the approaches to Praeneste, and stops an attempt by the
Praeneste is captured and Marius commits suicide: the end of the civi
Sulla punishes the inhabitants of Praeneste.
thridates, including a parade of the booty recovered from Praeneste.
entia, Interamnium, Larinum, Praeneste, Spoletium, Sulmo, and Volater
has a mosaic floor installed in the temple of Fortuna at Praeneste.
Catilina's supporters make an abortive attack on Praeneste.
a change to fit the needs of Praenestine Latin. Ma
[d] Lucius Decumius. On stone. Praeneste. To Fortuna P
ost. Gig-makers of Praeneste bestowed this as a gif
[c] Cattle-merchants. Found at Praeneste, now lost.
.1463 Treasury at Praeneste. Marcus Ani
L_1 .1469 A work at Praeneste. Gaius Sauf
God of Freedom. Dedications at Praeneste to Fortuna Pr
Orcevius. On a pillar found at Praeneste. Gaius Sauf
weasel, with base and handle. Praeneste. Caress me. P
Text Pillars or a temple at Praeneste. On stone f
(1st cent. A.D.) which was found near Praeneste, preserves part
and would rescue Marius from Praeneste.  & And
fifteen thousand men to Praeneste, where he was besieged
which were: & & Tibur, Praeneste, Gabii, Tusculum, Cora,
up the consul Marius in Praeneste, killed him as he tried
places. In the territory of Praeneste showers of blood fell. At
At Praeneste and in Cephallenia statues were
could not be found. At Praeneste a blazing torch was seen
were struck by lightning. At Praeneste it rained milk. The spears
Wolves entered the city. At Praeneste wool flew about. In Apulia
they defeated the Praenestini who, fighting and
He then set out for Praeneste and there gave orders that
Norbani, the Nomentani, the Praenestini with their city once
the younger had conveyed to Praeneste from the conflagration of the
of Quintus Anicius of Praeneste, who a few years
of gold leaf is called Praeneste leaf, still bearing the name
has been taken away to Praeneste as a marvel of smallness:
the Temple of at Praeneste. After that, ordinary tessellated
places at Tusculum, Tibur and Praeneste. For in addition
who was defeated and fled to Praeneste. This is the Mari
the senate to go to Praeneste to consult Fortune; they judged
end at the siege of Praeneste, tried in vain to escape
three hundred defenders of Praeneste caught a mouse, but
burden. Five thousand men of Praeneste, when hope of safety was
died as an infant at Praeneste, and the third, born after
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