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Benevento

(ˌbɛnəˈvɛntəʊ)
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(Placename) a city in S Italy, in N Campania: at various times under Samnite, Roman, Lombard, Saracen, Norman, and papal rule. Pop: 61 791 (2001). Ancient name: Beneventum
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A partir de ahora CDME); comes Fernandus, Majorica et Beneventum.
There are five instances in the Pompeian corpus of informal inscriptions where Restituta is believed to be a prostitute and one from Beneventum in which Crispia Restituta, a wealthy free woman, is described as setting up an alimentary program in 11 CE.
In his opinion one can safely consider as Illyrian theonyms and epithets only those of god Bindus, of the Iapozii, Grabovius (an epithet of Jupiter, Mars and Vofionus in the Umbrian tables from Iguvium), Jupiter Menzana from Salentini and Verzobius from Beneventum and Vitolano (48).
The [delta] family is extremely small, comprising only two manuscripts, but it is notable in that it represents the Beneventum branch of the tradition.
Illa, potestate accepta, statim famulos suos clam Beneventum misit, quatenus iam dicti viri uxorem cum verecundia ad eam assciret.
In a later campaign, Rome finally defeated Pyrrhus at the Battle of Beneventum, but was content to expel him from Italy, rather than to seek reprisals on Greek territory.
The author mentions by name the friends with whom he is traveling, the toponyms of his itinerary (Roma, Aricia, Appii Forum, Anxur, Fundi, Sinuessa, Capua, Beneventum, Trivicum, Rubi, Gnatia, and Brundisium), (8) offers a precise chronology of daily events ("dum aes exigitur, dum mula ligatur, / tota abit hora," 13-14), a physical description of the area south of Rome ("incipit [.
Erchempert, a contemporary Cassinese chronicler has left a description in his Ystoriola Longobardorum Beneventum degencium of this struggle, of which, in some part, he was an eye-witness.