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Pulvis Puteolanus

Enrico Felici (Catania) has published ‘Sidonio Apollinare e la pozzolana a Costantinopoli. Temi di ingegneria portuale romana’ in the Journal of Ancient Topography 30 (2020).
From the abstract: ‘The research on the building systems of the ports in Roman times is now enriched by the testimony of Sidonius Apollinaris on the use in Constantinople of the pulvis puteolanus (pozzolana) coming from the Phlegraean Fields, near Naples.’