Faliscan


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Faliscan

(fəlĭs`kən), extinct language belonging to the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Italic languagesItalic languages,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages that may be divided into two groups. The first group consists of the ancient Italic languages and dialects that were once spoken in Italy.
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This same interesting type of partially Etruscanized but largely non-Etruscan speaking community was also to be found among the Faliscans, whose principal city was Falerii.
His next success came against the Faliscans at the siege of the well-fortified city of Falerii.