How to use Samnium in a sentence
The book concludes with some remarks on the inhabitants of the mountainous districts of Samnium and Campania.
Rome's defeat of Samnium left her without a rival in Italy and ready for contests with her later and greater rivals.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
On the confines of Samnium the two brothers divided their forces.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire | Edward Gibbon
Two armies, penetrating into Samnium by way of Apulia and Campania, re-established the old frontiers.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
With the exception of Samnium, all Italy was subdued, and the Senate could turn its attention to the distant provinces.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
British Dictionary definitions for Samnium
an ancient country of central Italy inhabited by Oscan-speaking Samnites: corresponds to the present-day regions of Abruzzi, Molise, and part of Campania
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