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Falerii

(fəlēr`ēī), ancient city of Etruria, Italy, W of the Tiber River. It was the capital of the Faliscans, a tribe who fought with the Etruscans against Rome. Falerii fell to Rome in 241 B.C. Modern Civita Castellana is on the site.

Falerii

an ancient city of S Italy, in Latium: important in pre-Roman times
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Benche l'editto di Teodosio abbia sancito nel 391 la fine formale delle pratiche di paganesimo, li culto di Iside sopravvive almeno fino al V secolo (Dunand scambia erroneamente per Falerii la Faleria, attuale Falesia presso Populonia, dove Rutilio Namaziano attesta ancora nel 417 la festivita dell'inventio Osiridis) e agli inizi del VI, quando viene definitivamente chiuso l'ultimo baluardo del culto di Iside, il templo di Philae.
His next success came against the Faliscans at the siege of the well-fortified city of Falerii. According to tradition, a certain schoolmaster inside Falerii used his influence to trick a group of schoolchildren into following him outside the city walls.
y termino con la destruccion de Falerii, la capital (hoy Civita Castellana), y su deportacion en masa en 241 a.deJ.C.
Sortilege at the oracular shrines of Praeneste, Caere, Falerii, and Antium demonstrates clearly the wide acceptance that the notion of a connection between the gods and the lots had gained in the religious milieu of central Italy by the middle Republic.(20) Although Rome itself never possessed a cultic site where priests used sortition to divine the gods' will, good evidence from the early second century reveals the public's readiness to believe in a link between the two.
Veyes; 15% Liga Latina; 25% Ecuos y Volscos; 10% Clusium; 25% Otras; 5% Ardea, Aricia, 20% Falerii, Velitrae; Fuente: T.