An exhibition in Brescia recounts how the people of the Po valley were assimilated into the Roman Empire

Jul 14, 2015 629

by Marco Carminati

An exhibition devoted to a path-breaking change in the history of Ancient Italy opened at the Santa Giulia Museums in Brescia: Rome's gradual occupation of the Po valley, where the ancient Italic peoples dwelt.

The exhibition "Rome and the people of the Po. Meeting of cultures III-I century BC" tells a story that began in 295 BC in Sentino, in the heart of present-day Marche: here, the Roman army and its allies defeated a coalition of Ancient Italian nations led by Samnites and Senonian Gauls.

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Fonte: Italy24

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