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Latin towns on a basis not of superiority but of equality . Rome was only to
provide the combined army with its general when its turn to do so arrived ; on this
understanding the treaty provided for reciprocal support in war against common ...
From 494 BC Onwards these Volsci looted and raided Latin and Roman territory
almost every year . They only weakened after Rome , in about 377 , had captured
their coastal stronghold Antium ( Anzio ) , the only really useful port of Latium ...
But their major problem was now with their Latin confederates . Between these
ostensibly equal partners , the pendulum had already begun to swing in the
direction of the Romans before the fifth century was half over , and then , after the
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