Falerii


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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.
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Falerii

an ancient city of S Italy, in Latium: important in pre-Roman times
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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.
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.