A look at Rome’s wars with the Samnites, a central italian group mainly populating the Apenning region. These wars would lead to Rome’s first direct control of Grecian culture, via Neapolis, as well as pushing their boundaries closer to the Greek and Carthaginian superpowers.
Tag Archives: etruscans
Roman History in a Nutshell – Wars with Etruscans Pre-753BCE to ~264 BCE
A look at the 500 year long love-hate relationship between Roman society and their Etruscan neighbours that caused so many wars and conflicts it becomes impossible to realise how much the Etruscans influenced the Romans.