Samnite, Campanian and Lucanian warriors. In a number of hard fought battles, the Romans defeated the Latin League, taking away the sovereignty of their states, who subsequently assimilated into Latium. The consul, Lucius Furius Camillus, asked the Senate: "Do you wish to adopt ruthless measures against a people that have surrendered and been defeated? ... Or do you wish to follow the example of your ancestors and make Rome greater by conferring her citizenship on those whom she has…
Samnite Wars by Peter Connolly
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Alamannic warrior 3rd - 4th Century AD by Angus McBride
Samnite warriors, c. 400-350BCE
Oscan cavalry from either Lucania or Apulia. The quality of these horsemen can not be ignored. Without them the Roman Republican army would have been at a great disadvantage as they provided twice as many men and horses than the Roman Republic.