- a country in ancient Italy, SE of Rome.
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Historical Examples of latium
There are other maidens unwedded in Latium and Laurentine fields, and of no mean birth.The Aeneid of Virgil
There was a man in Latium named Tyrrheus, who held the office of royal herdsman.Romulus, Makers of History
Etruria, Latium, and Greece, all seem to have had a hand in it.The Religious Experience of the Roman People
W. Warde Fowler
Here was a shock for Freydet: Danjou, the shepherd of Latium, had a wig!The Immortal
The first1680 are the Ombrici, after these the Sabini, and finally the inhabitants of Latium.
- an ancient territory in W central Italy, in modern Lazio, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: inhabited by the Latin people from the 10th century bc until dominated by Rome (4th century bc)Italian name: Lazio