Marsi sentence example

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  • The fourth region comprised all the Samnites (except the Hirpini), together with the Sabines and the cognate tribes of the Frentani, Marrucini, Marsi, Peligni, Vestini and Aequiculi.
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  • The Marsi were a hardy mountain people, famed for their simple habits and indomitable courage.
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  • On his return he served as legate in the Social War (90), and defeated the Marsi on two occasions.
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  • It is doubtful whether it ran farther than the eastern point of the territory of the Marsi at Cerfennia, to the N.E.
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  • To the north-west of them were situated the Marsi, apparently between the Diemel and the Lippe, while the central part of the basin of the Weser was inhabited by the Cherusci, who seem to have extended considerably eastward.
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  • Crossing the Rhine, he attacked and routed the Marsi, and laid waste the valley of the Ems.
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  • It was originally a town of the Aequi, though on the frontier of the Marsi, but was occupied by a Roman colony (304 B.C.) owing to its strategic importance.
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  • For fuller details the reader must be referred to the separate articles already mentioned, and to lGuvluM, PIcENUM, OscA LINGUA, MARSI, AEQUI, Sicuu and LIGURIA.
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  • Tacitus himself records a variant form of the genealogy (see above), according to which Mannus had a larger number of sons, who were regarded as the ancestors of the Suebi, Vandilii, Marsi and others (see Suebi, Vandals).
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  • Of the language spoken by the Aequi before the Roman conquest we have no record; but since the Marsi, who lived farther east, spoke in the 3rd century B.C. a dialect closely akin to Latin, and since the Hernici, their neighbours to the south-west, did the same, we have no ground for separating any of these tribes from the Latian group (see Latini).
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