Siculi

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Siculi

 

one of the oldest tribes of central and southern Italy and, since the 13th century B.C., of the island of Sicily; bearers of the Apennine culture. The language of the Siculi was similar to Latin. By the fourth century B.C., the Siculi had been subjugated by the Greeks and gradually hellenized.

REFERENCES

Nemirovskii, A. I. Isloriia rannego Rima i Italii. Voronezh, 1962.
Bernabo Brea, L. Sicilia prima dei Greci, 5th ed. Milan, 1973.
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