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Outstanding among the enemies whom these colonists had to confront were the
Samnites, warlike peasants and herdsmen who lived in unwalled villages
throughout the landlocked valleys and grey limestone uplands of the Apennines.
But the end of the Samnite War brought the territory of Rome's subject allies far
down towards the south, within easy range of some of these Greek towns. The
most important of them, on the mainland, was Taras, the Roman Tarentum, now ...
By the end of the 3rd century, seven major roads led to and from Rome. third
samnite war: the Lucanians had appealed to Rome. The Samnites won a victory
near Luceria (Lucera) (294), and the Romans near Aquilonia (Lacedogna) (293).
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