Nepet sentence example

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  • NEPI (anc. Nepet or Nepete), a town and episcopal see of Italy, in the province of Rome, 72 m.
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  • Nepet had become Roman before 386 B.C., when Livy speaks of it and Sutrium as the keys of Etruria.
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  • The position of Sutri was important, commanding as it did the road into Etruria, the later Via Cassia; and it is spoken of by Livy as one of the keys of Etruria, Nepet being the other.
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  • With Nepet and ten other Latin colonies it refused further help in the Hannibalic War in 209 B.C. Its importance as a fortress explains, according to Festus, the proverb Sutrium ire, of one who goes on important business, as it occurs in Plautus.
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  • Four years later were founded the Latin colonies of Sutrium and Nepet.
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