Samnis


Samnis

"Samnis" and "Samnes" may refer to:

* An inhabitant of Samnium, a region of southern Italy conquered by Rome in the 4th century BC
* Samnite (gladiator type), a class of gladiator from the Roman Republican period


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  • BRUTULUS Papius Samnis — induciarum ruptor, deditus Romanis mortem sibi conscivit. Livius l. 8. c. 39. Vir nobilis potensque erat de quo coacti referre Praetores decretum fecerunt, Ut Brutulus Papius Romanis dederetur: et cum eo praeda omnis Romana, captivique ut Romam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • SAMNITES — I. SAMNITES Italiae populi quorum regio Samnium, et Samnis, inter Latium, Campaniam, Caracenos, Pelignos, Vestinos, et Sabinos continetur. Regio IV. Italiae, ex divisione ab Augusto primum facta, in ora Superi maris, a Tiferno ad Aternum amnem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Caudini — The Caudini were a Samnite tribe that lived among the mountains ringing Campania and in the valleys of the Isclero and Volturnus rivers. Their capital was at Caudium, but it seems certain that the appellation was not confined to the citizens of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Roman gladiator types — This is a list of the different types of gladiator in ancient Rome. IntroductionSome of the first gladiators had been prisoners of war, and so some of the first types of gladiators, Gauls , Samnites , and Thraces (Thracians) used their native… …   Wikipedia

  • Samnite (gladiator type) — A Samnite (Latin Samnis , plural Samnes ) was a Roman gladiator who fought with equipment styled on that of a warrior from Samnium: a short sword ( gladius ), a rectangular shield ( scutum ), a greave (ocrea), and a helmet. Warriors armed in such …   Wikipedia

  • Caudinos — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los caudinos eran una tribu de los samnitas. Vivían en las montañas que rodeaban Campania, y en los valles de los ríos Isclero y Volturno. Su capital era la ciudad de Caudio, pero parece bastante probable que la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gladĭatoren — (v. lat. gladius, »Schwert«), bei den Römern Bezeichnung der Fechter, die in den Kampfspielen miteinander kämpften. Unter den Spielen zur Befriedigung der Schaulust des Volkes stand in der Gunst aller Klassen der Kampf von G. (munus gladiatorium) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • samnite — ● samnite nom masculin (latin samnis) Gladiateur armé d un bouclier long, d une épée et d un casque. ⇒SAMNITE, subst. et adj. ANTIQ. ROMAINE I. Substantif A. Subst. masc. plur. Peuple italique de race sabine, établi dans le Samnium et qui opposa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • UXANTUS — vel is, Iusul. Galliae, in ora Britaniae minoris, 16. mill. pass. a Gobaeo promontor. in Occasum 52. a Corisopito in Circium, uti 55. a leona in Occasum. Parva est, circuitûs 8. mill. pass. cum castro et aliquot villis. Baudrand. Valesio Ouessant …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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