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Definition of the noun VICUS
What does VICUS mean as a name of something?
- a small civilian settlement outside a Roman fort
Vicus: In ancient Rome, the vicus was a neighborhood. During the Republican era, the four regiones of the city of Rome were subdivided into vici. In the 1st century BC, Augustus reorganized the city for administrative purposes into 14 regions, comprising 265 vici. Each vicus had its own board of officials who oversaw local matters. These administrative divisions are recorded as still in effect at least through the mid-4th century.
Vicus a.k.a. Vicús culture was an important early culture in Peru from 1000/200 BCE to 300/600 CE. They lived in the Piura region in the northwestern coast of Peru.
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by Peter Salway
Vicus is a general term for a small settlement, vicani for its inhabitants. The words occur both in purely civil contexts1 and as above in the settlements outside forts. The terms sometimes refer to the whole settlement, as at Vindonissa in a.d. jg,2 ...
Ancient Samnium (2015)
Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology by Rafael Scopacasa
In Italy, pioneering work such as Bradley's study of state formation in Umbria, and Isayev's discussion of settlement trends in Lucania, has shown that the distinction between citystate and pagus–vicus is a lot less clear in practice than it is in ...
The ' Tuscus Vicus is a village near Rome'; (a, b). But it may be said that ...
Ancient Umbria (2000)
State, Culture, and Identity in Central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan Era by Guy Bradley
Vicus is a standard term in late Republican Latin for a small nucleated settlement, and can denote villages within the larger administrative area of a pagus.79 These terms have entered the Italian archaeological vocabulary as paganico- vicano ...
by L. Richardson, jr
Vicus Laci Miliari: known only from the Capitoline Base, listed in Regio XIII (CIL 6.975 =ILS 6073).
Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith
Vicus Africus, in the district of Esquiline, but the exact situation of which cannot be determined, said to have been so called, because African hostages were kept here during the first Punic war. 9. Vitus Sandalarius, also in the district of the ...
by Barbara Ann Kipfer
Yillanovan Vicus: Early Horizon culture of the Piura basin in north Peru, where deep shaft tombs were discovered. The Vicus tombs have produced abundant metalwork. modeled wares resembling the Gallinazo style, and early Moche ...
A Dictionary in English and Latine ... Recognized by Dr. Evans ... and then by W. Clerk. And now at this last impression enlarged, etc (1634)
The Fish-market, oz Fish= streete, Vicus piscatorius, forum piscatorium, velpilcarium. - g Che hearbe=market, Forum herbaceum, vel olitoli U!Yl- . . - (Ehe Coyne-market, Forum frumentarium. - The Fruit-mathet, Forum OTT!'1UIII, - * be a ...
A Geographical Dictionary, representing the present and ancient names of all the countries, provinces, remarkable cities ... of the whole world ... With a short historical account of the same, etc (1693)
Vicus, Aquae Voconiae, Aufa Nova, - bio, a small City in #:: 3 : is a #: See ünder the Archbishop of Tarragona. Seated upon the River Tera, twelve Leagues from Barcellone to the North, and nine from Girone to the West . In 1627. a Synod was ...
by Richard Stillwell
Vicus and fort at the W end of Lake Zurich and on the Limmat river (CIL xm, 52.44 = Howald-Meyer no. 260). It was a harbor and depot on an old route from Raetia to the Rhine via the Walensee and Zurichsee, and there was therefore a small ...
by Joseph Emerson Worcester
Vicus Augusti, see Cairoan. Vicus Judeorum, now Tel-el-Judieh. • Vicus Julii, now Aire. Wid, (an. Utus,) r.
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The Vicus, Housesteads
This shows how close the vicus, or local civilian town, came to the fortifications at Housedteads.
Photo credit: Alun Salt
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Scrabble value of V4I1C3U1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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