Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

(122 words)

[German version]

Town in Lucania on the border with Samnium (Liv. 27,2,4; Νουμίστρων/Noumístrōn: Ptol. 3,1,74; Νομίστρων/Nomístrōn: Plut. Marcellus 24,6), present-day Muro Lucano (province of Potenza), site of a battle between Claudius [I 11] and Hannibal (210 BC.; Liv. 27,2,10; Plut. loc. cit.; Frontin. Str. 2,2,6). Inscriptions: CIL X 1, 433-443. Archaeology: pottery, remains of a polygonal ring wall and a memorial (3rd cent. BC).


BTCGI 12, 150-154 

M. Lacava, Numistrone e sue vicinanze, 1890 

E. Magaldi, Lucania Romana, vol. 1, 1947, 150 


Cite this page
Bove, Annalisa (Pisa), “Numistro”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲