Calabria

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a region of southern Italy (forming the toe of the Italian 'boot')

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Of particular value is the evidence of a letter by Pope Gelasius I (492-96) to all the episcopates in Lucania, Bruttium (ankle and toe of Italy) and Sicily.
(More could be made, however, of events where women felt sufficiently entitled to take personal initiative in religious matters, such as the woman who vowed a temple to Juno Lucina in return for successful childbirth; Schultz's analysis of the distinction between Livy's account of the suppression of Bacchanalia in 186 and that of the Senatus Consultum from Bruttium, while not out of line with recent readings (such as Valerie Warrior's), makes the important point that Livy's focus on the Senate's intolerance of the "debauchery," for which women were responsible should be read as metonymic for a political threat felt by the Senate.
(1995): "Le masif forestier de la Sila et la poix du Bruttium d'apres les textes antiques".
The following (105, 176, 187) do not exist: the Apulia, the Fregellae, the Bruttium towns.
For rebellion persisting after Sulla's campaign of 89 in and around Samnium (e.g tying up no fewer than six legions at Nola), Lucania, and Bruttium, Diod.