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CHAPTER IV LATIUM AND ROME § i. The Geography of Latium LATIUM, the
cradle of Rome, consisted originally of the coastal plain Extension from the mouth
of the Tiber to the Circeian promontory, and its of Latium adjacent foot-hills.
On the other hand two low cols Latium. Detween the Alban mount and the
Apennine foot-hills provided gateways into the valleys of the Trerus and the Liris,
and so gave an easy approach from Latium into Campania. Between Latium and
The history of Latium to the seventh century B.C. was that of a self-sufficing land
of herdsmen or tillers. Their religious usages were typical of an agricultural folk ;
their cemeteries contained scarcely any imported objects. Stray finds of Greek ...
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