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Map of the Roman Empire - Valentia
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Ancient Valentia - A city of Sardinia, Spain, southeast of Usellis. Modern Nuragus.
Nuragus (Latin: Valentia) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 60 km north of Cagliari. From the name of the comune comes the name of a Sardinian wine. An ancient Phoenician varietal found in southern Sardegna. Light and tart wines that are drunk as an apertif in their homeland. - Wikipedia
Valentia, a town of Sardinia, s. of Aquse Neapolitanse. Iglesias. - Classical Gazetteer
VALE´NTIA (Eth. Valentinus: Nuragus), a town in the interior of Sardinia, SE. of Usellis. It seems to have been a considerable place, as the Valentini are one of the few names which Pliny thought it worth while to mention among the Sardinian towns. Ptolemy also notices the Valentini among the tribes or “4 populi” of the island, and there can be little doubt that the Valeria of the same author is only a false reading for Valentia. (Plin. Nat. 3.12. s. 17; Ptol. 3.3. § § 6, 7.) Its remains are still visible at a village called Nuragus, near the town of Isili, about 12 miles from the ruins of Usellis. The adjoining district is still called Parte Valenza. (De la Marmora, Voy. en Sardaigne, vol. ii. p. 407.) - Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) William Smith, LLD, Ed.
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