Definition of Alba
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LNS
Alba, Albae
Alba
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a town north-west of Lacus Fucinus, on the borders of the Marsi, Colle di Albe
Abbreviations
Alba or Alba Longa, ae, f. v. albus. The mother city of Rome, built by Ascanius, the son of Aeneas, upon the broad, rocky margin which lies between the Alban Lake and Mons Albanus; destroyed by Tullus Hostilius, the third king of Rome, and never rebuilt, Enn. Ann. 1, 34, 88; Verg. A. 1, 277; 8, 48; Liv. 1, 27-30; cf. Nieb. Rom. Hist. 1, 220 sq.; Mull. Roms Camp. 2, 97 sq.

— The name of several other towns. Alba Fucentia, or absol. Alba, a town north-west of Lacus Fucinus, on the borders of the Marsi, now Colle di Albe, Caes. B. C. 1, 15; Cic. Att. 9, 6; Pomp. ap. Cic. Att. 8 post. ep. 12; Plin. 3, 12, 17, § 106.

— Alba Pompēia, in Liguria, on the river Tanarus, now Alba, Plin. 3, 5, 7, § 49.

— Alba Helvia or Alba Helvōrum, in Gallia Narbonensis, now Viviers, Plin. 3, 4, 5, § 36.
 
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