List of ancient Italic peoples

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Italy in 400 BC. The Italic tribes lived at this point in the south-central part of the Italian peninsula.

This list of ancient Italic peoples includes names of Indo-European peoples speaking Italic languages or otherwise considered Italic in sources from the late early 1st millennium BC to the early 1st millennium AD.


The first Italic tribes to enter the Italian peninsula, moved across the eastern Alpine passes into the plain of the Po River about 1800 BC[citation needed] . Later they crossed the Apennines and eventually occupied the region of Latium, which included Rome. Before 1000 BC related tribes followed, which later divided into various groups and gradually moved to central and southern Italy.[1]


See also


  1. "history of Europe : Romans". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 

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