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  • Beset by a double attack, the Aequi abandoned their assistance for supplication, begging first the commander of one army, then the other, not to make their victory a slaughter.

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  • He did not want the blood of the Aequi, he said; they could go if they would confess that they were conquered and pass under the yoke.

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  • Cincinnatus surprised the enemy at night and the Aequi soon were reduced from besiegers into besieged.

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  • A yoke was made of three spears and under it were marched the Aequi.

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  • Soon after this the Latin League was formed, and a military alliance was made with Rome to defend the homeland against invading Aequi and Volsci.

    b. The Peoples of Italy

  • Another Osco-Umbrian-speaking people from the central Apennines were the Aequi, who invaded Latium c.

    b. The Peoples of Italy

  • On this antiquarian date L. Quinctius Cincinnatus was called from his farm to become dictator and then defeated the Aequi.

    e. The Early Republic

  • The Aequi could not withstand his vigorous campaign, but were obliged soon to surrender, and made to pass under the yoke as a sign of humiliation.

    Ancient Rome : from the earliest times down to 476 A. D.

  • Both armies had been routed, the one by the Sabines at Eretum, the other by the Aequi on Algidus.

    The History of Rome, Vol. I

  • He was very nearly being himself appointed Dictator, an appointment which would more than anything have alienated the plebs, and that too at a most critical time when the Volscians, the Aequi, and the Sabines were all in arms together.

    The History of Rome, Vol. I

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