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Pomptine Marshes

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Pomptine Marshes

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a malaria-stricken region (see disease), formed by the stagnation of the Ufens and other streams, lying south-east of Rome between Volscian mountains and Tyrrhenian Sea. ...

Reference Entry.  183 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies

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