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- a Greek colony on the south coast of Italy
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+ Taras , Tarentine , Tarentines
gathocles goes to Croton and Tarentum, but is forced to leave both
ves with an army to support Tarentum, and takes two hundred maidens
A treaty between Rome and Tarentum.
mments on the career of Rhinthon of Tarentum, a writer of comedies
Tarentum prepares for war against Rome.
The Tarentines attack a Roman fleet.
Pyrrhus regains control of Corcyra, with help from Tarentum.
The Tarentines attack Thurii.
The Tarentines reject and insult a Roman embassy.
The Roman senate declares war on Tarentum.
Aemilius leaves Samnium and moves against Tarentum.
The Tarentines call on Pyrrhus to protect them against the Romans;
Pyrrhus sends Cineas ahead to Tarentum.
e triumph of Aemilius, over Tarentum and the Samnites and Sallentin
tes a triumph over the Lucanians, Bruttii, Tarentines and Samnites
Pyrrhus punishes some of the Tarentines for treachery.
A group of Tarentines unsuccessfully attacks Milon, the general of
Pyrrhus recalls his son and other officers from Tarentum.
thaginian fleet sails up to Tarentum, but leaves without taking any
Papirius seizes part of Bruttium, and captures Tarentum.
triumphs, over the ? Samnites, Lucanians, Bruttii, and Tarentines
about the presence of Carthaginian ships at the siege of Tarentum
Hannibal advances to Tarentum.
Hannibal captures Tarentum, though the citadel is still held by a
nian fleet joins in the blockade of the Roman garrison at Tarentum
ded by D.Quinctius, is defeated by the Tarentines near Sapriportis
Fabius captures Tarentum.
The triumph of Fabius, for his recovery of Tarentum.
T.^Flamininus as praetor is appointed governor of Tarentum.
Accius reads one of his tragedies to Pacuvius at Tarentum.
foundation of Roman colonies, especially at Scylacium and Tarentum
CIL_1.590, a new constitution granted to Tarentum.
icero to Atticus, written during Cicero's journey down to Tarentum
onius and Octavianus meet at Tarentum, and agree the terms for the
laid before Sosibius of Tarentum and Andreas, the chief
says that Heracleides of Tarentum was a flatterer of the
one, as is said in the Tarentines of Alexis- & No one
says that "Archytas of Tarentum, who was both a statesma
says that the people of Tarentum, after they had acquired
ries. And when the Tarentines sent an embassy about an all
conjurors - Scymnus of Tarentum, and Philistides of Syra
unger to the city of the Tarentines, among whom was Polyar
mentions Nannion, in his Tarentines, thus- & But Nannium
was taken prisoner at Tarentum by Quintus Maximus in
the fifth time, he captured Tarentum and celebrat
itinius. On a tablet. Found at Tarentum. 3rd or 2nd c
CIL_1 .590 & Charter of Tarentum (89-62 B.C.) : see R
yrrhus was at first welcome in Tarentum, 281 B.C. : FESTUS
sudden raid near Tarentum by Lucius Aemilius Barbula ?
[520 B.C.] - Anochas of Tarentum, stadion race A race in
B.C.] - Dionysodorus of Tarentum, stadion race 101st [376
hended all of Italy from Tarentum to the coast of Poseidon
ian tribe, near the Alps Tarentines Inhabitants of Tarentu
proconsul, & over the Tarentines, Samnites and Sallenti
consul (II), & over the Tarentines, [Lucani, Samnites]
[352 B.C.] Smicrinas [of Tarentum] won the stadion race,
1737 in Ar.] Milon handed over Tarentum to the Romans. 126
oet Quintus Ennius was born at Tarentum. Cato as quaestor
Later he moved to Tarentum, and died at the age of nearly
positions to Pacuvius at Tarentum, when Pacuvius was alrea
ng's guards, Sosibius of Tarentum, and Andreas, and persua
a time the citizens of Tarentum paid to the Romans the
oing to assist the Tarentines, therefore, against the Roma
ought capable of defending the Tarentines against the Roma
second embassy from the Tarentines, to which were added
committed the citadel of Tarentum to the guardianship of
their war against the Tarentines and their ally Pyrrhus
portunity, commanded the Tarentines and Cretans to fall
& Hannibal kept Tarentum with a garrison, all but the
But a squadron of Tarentine cavalry was dispatched to pur
a scarlet robe in the Tarentine fashion thrown loosely
from Lacedaemon, came to Tarentum and landed there with
Heracleides, the Tarentine architect, promised to Philip
hus he held together the Tarentines, the Sicilians, and
aster of the city of the Tarentines, then in alliance with
os, the Epirotes and the Tarentines dedicate these sp
(c. 263) of Polyoros Leon of Taras, the son of Pantaleon P
(197-175) Dexikrates: Lykos of Tarentum, the son of Phileas
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