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Catali was the name of a tribe belonging to the Venetic peoples that are sometimes confused[1][2] with Illyrians. They were an ancient people who inhabited north-eastern Italy, in an area corresponding to the modern-day region of the Veneto.[3]


  1. ^ Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992,ISBN 0-631-19807-5,page 183,"... We may begin with the Venetic peoples, Veneti, Carni, Histri and Liburni, whose language set them apart from the rest of the Illyrians. ..."
  2. ^ Structure and Scale in the Roman Economy by Richard Duncan-Jones,2002,page 164,"... This allowed the city to draw on the Carni and Catali (tribes `attributed' to Tergeste by Augustus) for new supplies of ..."
  3. ^ Storia, vita, costumi, religiosità dei Veneti antichi at (in Italian). Accessed on 2009-08-18.