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Originated as an oppidum of the Celtic Libici, near the gold-mines of north-western Cisalpine Gaul (see Gaul (Cisalpine)). A garrison-town and a municipium under the early empire, it became an important Christian centre in the 4th and 5th cents. ad.


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