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History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) by Livy
Translated by Rev. Canon Roberts
Content of Book XV[271 - 267 BC]
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Content of Book XV. 271 - 267 BC

The Tarentines overcome: peace and freedom granted to them.

[271 BC.]

The Campanian legion, which had forcibly taken possession of Rhegium, besieged there; lay down their arms, and are punished with death. Some young men, who had ill-treated the ambassadors from the Apollonians to the senate of Rome, are delivered up to them. Peace granted to the Picentines.

[268 BC.]

Two colonies established; one at Ariminum in Picenum, another at Beneventum in Samnium. Silver coins now, for the first time, used by the Roman people.

[267 BC.]

The Umbrians and the Sallentines subdued. The number of quaestors increased to eight.

Events: Peace for the Tarentines, The Capanian legion punished, Peace for the Picenes, The Umbrians subdued, The Salentines subdued