Dacians sentence example
- Herodotus mentions it as the seat of the Graeco-Scythian Alazones and the Scythian Neuri, who were followed by the Dacians and the Getae.
- A prince had arisen among the Dacians, Decebalus by name, worthy to be placed at the head of all the great barbarian antagonists of Rome.
- The Dacians fought their ground inch by inch, and their army as a whole may be said to have bled to death.
- Of the other Thracian tribes the Getae were most akin to them in language and manners; by the Greeks the Dacians were usually called Getae, by the Romans Dad..
- The Dacians had attained a considerable degree of civilization when they first became known to the Romans.Advertisement
- Indeed the Dacians appeared so formidable that Caesar contemplated an expedition against them, which was prevented by his death.
- The Dacians are often mentioned under Augustus, according to whom they were compelled to recognize the Roman supremacy.
- But the Dacians were really left independent, as is shown by the fact that Domitian agreed to purchase immunity from further Dacian inroads by the payment of an annual tribute.
- To put an end to this disgraceful arrangement, Trajan resolved to crush the Dacians once and for all.
- With the religion the Dacians also adopted the language of the conquerors, and modern Rumanian is full of Latin words easily recognizable.Advertisement
- In 106, the Roman Emperor Trajan celebrated his defeat over the Dacians by ordering 123 consecutive days of gladiatorial games in the Roman Coliseum.