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Rieti
Rieti
Rieti
(Italian: [ˈrjɛːti]; Latin: Rĕā́tĕ) is a city and comune in Lazio, central Italy, with a population of 47,700. It is the capital of province of Rieti
Rieti
and see of the diocese of Rieti, as well as the modern capital of the Sabina region. The town centre stands on a small hilltop, commanding from the southern edge the wide Rieti
Rieti
valley, at the bottom of Sabine
Sabine
mountains and of monti Reatini, including mount Terminillo. The plain was once a large lake, drained by the ancient Romans, and is now the fertile basin of the Velino
Velino
River
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Vittorio Rieti
Vittorio
Vittorio
is an Italian male given name taken from the male name Victor. People with the given name Vittorio
Vittorio
include:
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Titus Tatius
According to the Roman foundation myth, Titus Tatius
Titus Tatius
was the king of the Sabines
Sabines
from Cures and joint-ruler of Rome
Rome
for several years.[1] During the reign of Romulus, the first king of Rome, Tatius declared war on Rome
Rome
in response to the incident known as the rape of the Sabine women.[2] After he captured the stronghold atop the Capitoline Hill through the treachery of Tarpeia, the Sabines
Sabines
and Romans fought an epic battle that concluded when the abducted Sabine women intervened to convince the two sides to reconcile and end the war. The two kingdoms were joined and the two kings ruled jointly until Tatius' murder five years later
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Umbri
The Umbri
Umbri
were Italic peoples
Italic peoples
of ancient Italy.[1] A region called Umbria
Umbria
still exists and is now occupied by Italian speakers. It is somewhat smaller than the ancient Umbria. Most ancient Umbrian cities were settled in the 9th-4th centuries BC on easily defensible hilltops. Umbria
Umbria
was bordered by the Tiber
Tiber
and Nar rivers and included the Apennine slopes on the Adriatic. The ancient Umbrian language
Umbrian language
is a branch of a group called Oscan-Umbrian, which is related to the Latino-Faliscan languages
Latino-Faliscan languages
(Buck, 1904).Contents1 Etymology 2 Religion 3 Political structure 4 Roman influence 5 Archaeological sites 6 See also 7 References 8 SourcesEtymology[edit] Also called Ombrii in some Roman sources
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Aborigines (mythology)
The Aborigines in Roman mythology
Roman mythology
are the oldest inhabitants of central Italy, connected in legendary history with Aeneas, Latinus
Latinus
and Evander
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Rome
Rome
Rome
(/roʊm/ ROHM; Italian: Roma i[ˈroːma]; Latin: Roma [ˈroːma]) is the capital of Italy
Italy
and a special comune (named Comune
Comune
di Roma Capitale). Rome
Rome
also serves as the capital of the Lazio
Lazio
region. With 2,874,558 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi),[1] it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union
European Union
by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4.3 million residents.[2] Rome
Rome
is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber
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Romulus
Romulus
Romulus
(/ˈrɒmjələs/) was the legendary founder and first king of Rome. Various traditions attribute the establishment of many of Rome's oldest legal, political, religious, and social institutions to Romulus and his contemporaries
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The Rape Of The Sabine Women
The rape of the Sabine Women was an incident from Roman mythology, in which the men of Rome committed a mass abduction of young women from the other cities in the region. It has been a frequent subject of artists, particularly during the Renaissance
Renaissance
and post-Renaissance eras. Use of the word "rape" comes from the conventional translation of the Latin
Latin
word used in the ancient accounts of the incident: raptio. Modern scholars tend to interpret the word as "abduction" or "kidnapping" as opposed to (sexual) violation
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Battle Of The Lacus Curtius
Roman KingdomForeign mercenaries (under Lucumo) Alban auxiliariesSabinesCommanders and leadersRomulusLucumo Hostus HostiliusTitus TatiusMettius CurtiusStrength20,000 infantry 800 cavalry Includes mercenaries and auxiliaries.[1]25,000 infantry 1,000 cavalry[1]In Roman mythology, the Battle of the Lacus Curtius[2] was the final battle in the war between the Roman Kingdom
Roman Kingdom
and the Sabines
Sabines
following Rome's mass abduction of Sabine women to take as brides. It took place during the reign of Romulus, near the Lacus Curtius, future site of the Roman Forum. It concluded when the abducted Sabine women intervened and the two sides sued for peace.Contents1 Background 2 Battle 3 Aftermath 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] Main article: The Rape of the Sabine Women Rome
Rome
was founded on the Palatine Hill
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Ancient Rome
In historiography, ancient Rome
Rome
is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome
Rome
in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic
Roman Republic
and Roman Empire
Roman Empire
until the fall of the western empire.[1] The term is sometimes used to just refer to the kingdom and republic periods, excluding the subsequent empire.[2] The civilization began as an Italic settlement in the Italian peninsula, dating from the 8th century BC, that grew into the city of Rome
Rome
and which subsequently gave its name to the empire over which it ruled and to the widespread civilisation the empire developed
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St. Barbara
Saint
Saint
Barbara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα, Coptic: Ϯⲁⲅⲓⲁ Ⲃⲁⲣⲃⲁⲣⲁ), Feast Day December 4, known in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church
as the Great Martyr
Martyr
Barbara, was an early Christian Greek saint and martyr. Accounts place her in the 3rd century in the Greek city Nicomedia, present-day Turkey
Turkey
or in Heliopolis of Phoenicia, present-day Baalbek, Lebanon.[1][2] There is no reference to her in the authentic early Christian writings nor in the original recension of Saint
Saint
Jerome's martyrology
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Manius Curius Dentatus
Manius Curius Dentatus
Manius Curius Dentatus
(died 270 BC), son of Manius, was a three-time consul and a plebeian hero of the Roman Republic, noted for ending the Samnite War. According to Pliny, he was born with teeth, thus earning the cognomen Dentatus, "Toothy."[1] Dentatus was a tribune of the plebs sometime between 298 and 291 BC. As tribune, he foiled efforts by the interrex Appius Claudius Caecus to keep plebeian candidates out of the consular elections
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Velina
Mediaset Italia 1
Italia 1
(1988) Canale 5
Canale 5
(1989-present)Picture format 16:9 SDTVOriginal release 1988–present Striscia la notizia
Striscia la notizia
(pronounced [ˈstriʃʃa la noˈtittsja]) is an Italian satirical television program on the Mediaset-controlled Canale 5. Founded in 1988, it is meant to be a parody of the daily news, which airs right before the program, but Striscia also satirizes government corruption and exposes scams with the help of local reporters who are also comedians. The program is directed and produced by Antonio Ricci and is hosted by two major comedians
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Nera (Italy)
The Nera is a 116-kilometre (72 mi) long river that flows almost entirely in Umbria, Italy. It is the largest tributary to the Tiber, its sources are in the Monti Sibillini, east of Foligno. It flows southward past Terni
Terni
and Narni. It joins the Tiber
Tiber
near Orte. See also[edit]Roman shipyard of Stifone (Narni)Coordinates: 42°26′N 12°24′E / 42.433°N 12.400°E / 42.433; 12.400Authority controlWorldCat Identities VIAF: 241211755 GND: 4562035-0This Umbria
Umbria
location article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article related to a river in Italy
Italy
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Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero[n 1] (/ˈsɪsəroʊ/; Classical Latin: [ˈmaːr.kʊs ˈtʊl.lɪ.ʊs ˈkɪ.kɛ.roː]; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman politician and lawyer, who served as consul in the year 63 BC. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.[2][3] His influence on the Latin
Latin
language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose, not only in
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Terni
Terni
Terni
([ˈtɛrni]  listen (help·info); Latin: Interamna Nahars) is a city in the southern portion of the Region of Umbria
Umbria
in central Italy. The city is the capital of the province of Terni, located in the plain of the Nera river. It is 104 kilometres (65 miles) northeast of Rome. It was founded as an Ancient Roman town. During the 19th century, steel mills were introduced and led the city to have a role in the second industrial revolution in Italy. Because of its industrial importance, the city was heavily bombed during World War II by the Allies
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