[vol-sahy, -see, -shee]
- an ancient people of Latium who were conquered by the Romans in the last part of the 4th century b.c.
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Examples from the Web for volsci
For this he was impeached and went into voluntary exile among the Volsci.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight
Among the Volsci and in the Pomptine territory it could not even be purchased.
Thus the Volsci of Antium were defeated, the town of Corioli was taken.
Everyone knew that the Volsci from over the Rhine would not be slow to come when the occasion offered.Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire
James Wycliffe Headlam
They were sentenced and put to death, and the sons of Marcius through fear took refuge among the Volsci.Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6)
- a warlike people of ancient Latium, subdued by Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries bc
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