Dacians sentence example

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  • Herodotus mentions it as the seat of the Graeco-Scythian Alazones and the Scythian Neuri, who were followed by the Dacians and the Getae.
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  • 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.
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  • The Dacians fought their ground inch by inch, and their army as a whole may be said to have bled to death.
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  • 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..
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  • The Dacians had attained a considerable degree of civilization when they first became known to the Romans.
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  • Indeed the Dacians appeared so formidable that Caesar contemplated an expedition against them, which was prevented by his death.
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  • The Dacians are often mentioned under Augustus, according to whom they were compelled to recognize the Roman supremacy.
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  • 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.
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  • To put an end to this disgraceful arrangement, Trajan resolved to crush the Dacians once and for all.
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  • With the religion the Dacians also adopted the language of the conquerors, and modern Rumanian is full of Latin words easily recognizable.
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  • In 106, the Roman Emperor Trajan celebrated his defeat over the Dacians by ordering 123 consecutive days of gladiatorial games in the Roman Coliseum.
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