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date: 14 August 2020

Volscī, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

people of ancient Italy. It seems that in the early 5th cent. bc they overran Latium and occupied the Monti Lepini, most of the Pomptine plain, and the coastal region from Antium to Tarracina. During the 5th cent. they often attacked the territory of Rome and its Latin allies, often in concert with the Aequi. Both peoples were heavily defeated in ... ...

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