Clusium


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Clusium:

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, Lat. Clusium, Etruscan Chamars, town (1991 pop. 9,103), in Tuscany, central Italy, in the Apennines. Chiusi was one of the 12 sovereign towns of ancient Etruria; its semilegendary king Lars Porsena is said to have marched from there against Rome (c.500 B.C.
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, Italy.
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Captain Horatius did valiantly fight and kill one Major Picus of Clusium min individual combat.
It began when the Gauls attacked the Etruscan town of Clusium, which called upon Rome for help.