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Aequi

 

an ancient Italian tribe, evidently of Osean descent. In the middle of the first millennium B.C. the Aequi settled in the Aniene Valley. From the early fifth century B.C., along with the Sabines, Volscians, and Hernicians, they waged a bitter struggle with the Romans, who finally subjugated the Aequi in 304 B.C.

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In the early centuries of the republic, however, many of Rome's conflicts were provoked by jealous neighbors like the Volscians and the Aequans.
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From her remotest beginnings, Rome enjoyed an almost uninterrupted string of military successes, at first over hostile neighbors like the Aequans, the Volscians and the Samnites, and later against over seas rivals like Carthage, Macedonia and Pontus.