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Alba Alba or Alba Longa, ae, f. v. albus. The mother city of Rome, built by Ascanius, the son of Æneas, 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.; Müll. Roms Camp. 2, 97 sq.

The name of several other towns. Alba Fucentĭa, 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 Pompēĭa, in Liguria, on the river Tanarus, now Alba, Plin. 3, 5, 7, § 49.

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