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Propertius (c. 50—16 bc)



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Birthplace (probably) of Propertius, municipium of Umbria on the western slopes of the Apennines. It played little part in history until captured by Totila c.ad 545 (Procopius 7. 12). Its early imperial temple of ‘Minerva’ serves today as a church.


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