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  Battle of Lake Regillus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Lake Regillus was a legendary early Roman victory, won over either the Etruscans or the Latin League.
The location of the lake is unknown, but according to Livy it was in Tusculum, and the battle was fought against the Latins, with help from Tarquinius Superbus, the former Etruscan king of Rome.
The battle may be entirely legendary, due to the scarcity of records from this early date in Roman history.
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 List of Roman battles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Cape Ecnomus - A Carthaginian fleet under Hamilcar and Hanno is defeated in an attempt to stop a Roman invasion of Africa by Marcus Atilius Regulus.
Battle of Herdonia - Hannibal destroys the Roman army of the praetor Gnaeus Fulvius.
357 - Battle of Strasbourg (357) - Julian expels the Alamanni from the Rhineland
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 List of battles 1400 BC-600 AD : List of battles 1400 BC-1400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of Himera[?] The Carthaginians under Hamilcar are defeated by the Greeks of Sicily, led by Gelon[?] of Syracuse.
Battle of Herdonia[?] Hannibal destroys the Roman army of the praetor Gnaeus Fulvius.
357 Battle of Strasbourg (357)[?] Julian expels the Alamanni from the Rhineland
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 Battle of Munda -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of Munda took place on March 17, 45 BC in the plains of Munda, southern Spain.
This was the last battle of (Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)) Julius Caesar's civil war against the conservative republicans.
But by then, the (The ancient Roman state from 509 BC until Augustus assumed power in 27 BC; was governed by an elected Senate but dissatisfaction with the Senate led to civil wars that culminated in a brief dictatorship by Julius Caesar) Roman Republic was disintegrating.
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 Lays of Ancient Rome - The Battle of the Lake Regillus
The principal distinction between the lay of Horatius and the lay of the Lake Regillus is that the former is meant to be purely Roman, while the latter, though national in its general spirit, has a slight tincture of Greek learning and of Greek superstition.
The Battle of the Lake Regillus is in all respects a Homeric battle, except that the combatants ride astride on their horses, instead of driving chariots.
Both the war of Troy and the war of Regillus were caused by the licentious passions of young princes, who were therefore peculiarly bound not to be sparing of their own persons on the day of battle.
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 Chapter Red Sea <i>to</i> Regillus of R by Brewer's Readers Handbook
Regillus Lacus is abou t twenty miles east of Rome, between Gabii (north) and Lavicum (south).
The Romans met the allied army at t he lake Regillus, and here, on July 15, B.C. they won the great battle which confirmed their republican constitution, and in which Tarquin, with his sons Sextus and Titus, was slain.
Bernal Diaz, who was in the battle, saw the grey horse, but fancies the rider was Francesco de Morla, though, he confesses, “it might be the glorious apostle St. James” for aught he knew.
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 List of battles 1400 BC-600 AD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of Naupactus Phormio defeats the Peloponnesian fleet.
310 BC Battle of Lake Vadimo The Romans defeat the Etruscans.
357 Battle of Strasbourg Julian expels the Alamanni from the Rhineland
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Romans engaged in a battle with the Latins.
In the battle, Scipio defeated the Carthaginian forces and so severely defeated the forces of the Carthaginian ally King Syphax of Numidia that Scipio was able to expel Syphax's forces from the capital of Cirta with a force of 3 cohorts (about 1650 men).
Pompeius Magnus is defeated in a battle with Q. Sertorius near the River Sucro and later enters an indecisive battle near the town of Saguntum.
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 Ethics of Roman Expansion to 133 BC by Sanderson Beck
In the battle of Lake Regillus Mamilius was killed, and the dictator Postumius returned to Rome in triumph with 5,500 captives.
In the battle at Sentinum 25,000 of Rome's enemies were killed while 8,000 were taken prisoner; the Romans had 8700 casualties, and their consul Decius Mus was killed.
This was followed by a battle against the Etruscans in which 4500 Perusini were killed and another battle in which 16,300 Samnites were killed and 2700 captured, while the Roman army lost 2700 men.
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 Battle of Lake Regillus - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Battle of Lake Regillus - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Timeline of ancient Rome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
390 BC – The Gauls defeat the Roman army at the battle of the Allia; sack of Rome by the Gauls
283 BC – Rome defeats the Etruscans and the Boii (a Gallic tribe) in the Battle of Lake Vadimo
31 BC – In the battle of Actium, Octavian decisively defeats Antony and Cleopatra
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 Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable - Chapter 20: Theseus, Daedalus, Castor and Pollux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Amazons in their turn invaded the country of Athens and penetrated into the city itself; and the final battle in which Theseus overcame them was fought in the very midst of the city.
This battle was one of the favourite subjects of the ancient sculptors, and is commemorated in several works of art that are still extant.
Thus in the early history of Rome they are said to have assisted the Romans at the battle of Lake Regillus, and after the victory a temple was erected in their honour on the spot where they appeared.
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 Tempio di Castore e Polluce K18   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was built in 484 b.C. by the dictator Aulus Postumius in honour of the twin heroes Castor and Pollux, whose miraculous appearance at the battle of Lake Regillus in 496 b.C. brought victory to the Romans.
The site for the temple was chosen close to the Basin of Juturna, a rectangular fountain with a statue of the nymph in the center, where Castor and Pollux were watering their horses after the famous battle.
The temple built on a high podium, was restored after 200 b.C., reconstructed in 117 b.C. and destroyed by fire in 14 b.C..
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 Outlines of Roman History, Chapter 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In a fierce battle which followed, Brutus was slain by the king’s son.
The battle, which had been long in doubt, was decided by the god Sylvanus, whose voice was heard in the forest proclaiming that the Romans had won.
Then was fought the noted battle of Lake Regillus, which, according to the old story, was decided by the aid of two gigantic youths, who rode upon snow-white horses in the Roman ranks, and whom the Romans recognized as the twin gods Castor and Pollux.
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 Livy's History of Rome
Camillus was already drawing up his men for battle when the centurions brought reports to him of the discouragement of his troops, the want of alacrity in arming themselves, and the hesitation and unwillingness with which they were marching out of camp.
Courageous enough in the battle shout, in discharging their weapons, in making the first charge, they were unable to stand the foot to foot fighting and the looks of their opponents, glowing with the ardour of battle.
At the first onset and battle shout their ranks were broken, and when no portion of the line any longer kept its formation they turned and fled in confusion.
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 Temple of Castor and Pollux - History for Kids!
During the battle of Lake Regillus against the Etruscans, in 496 BC, some people said they had seen the twin gods Castor and Pollux helping the Roman side.
After the Romans won the battle, they decided to build a temple to honor the gods who had helped them.
That temple was finished in 494 BC, in the early Republic, and when it got old it was rebuilt in 117 BC, and restored again in 73 BC.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/romans/architecture/templeofcastor.htm   (314 words)

 499 to 450 BC World History - Din Timelines
This marks the start of the campaign which culminated in the Battle of Marathon in 490.
He is killed and his army defeated at the Battle of Plataea.
The Persians are defeated by Cimon of Athen in a naval battle off the Eurymedon River in Asia Minor.
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 The Religion of Numa: The Reorganisation of Servius
It was this Juppiter of the Capitoline who was chosen to be the divine representative of Rome's political ambition; and her confidence in the future, and the omen of her inevitable success lay in the cult-names, the cognomina, with which this Juppiter was henceforth and forever adorned, Juppiter Optimus Maximus.
It was under his banner that her battles were fought, it was to him in all time to come that returning generals gave thanks.
Tradition sets the completion of the Capitoline temple in the first year of the republic, but the idea and the actual beginning of the work belong to the later kingdom and hence to our present period, and the contemplation of it forms a fitting close to the development which we have tried to sketch.
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 Summary of Important Events in Unification
Battle of Lake Regillus--Latins defeated in battle about the hegemony of Rome in Latium.
Battle of Caudine Forks--20,000 Romans captured, but Rome can now put an army of 40,000 in the field.
That Rome would wage such a war against all these forces at the same time is a sure indication of the overwhelming resources she commanded --four field legions (4x4500) with at least as many allies for a total of 37,000 or more(more than Alexander had taken to Asia).
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 Theosophy : Invisible Helpers by C.W.Leadbeater : AnandGholap.net
Towards the end of the block nearest the lake, in which direction the fire seemed less developed, they climbed in through an open window and again reached the passage, hoping to find the staircase at that end still passable.
But it, too, was full of flame and smoke; so they crawled back along the passage, Cyril advising his companion to keep his mouth close to the ground, till they reached the latticed cage of the lift running down the long well in the centre of the block.
Finally they took refuge in one of the pleasure boats which were moored to the steps of the quay at the side of the garden next the lake, and, casting loose, rowed out on to the water.
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After the expulsion of Tarquinius Superbus, Octavius Manilius, the tyrant of Tusculum, and son-in-law of Tarquinius, roused the Latin communes against the Roman Republic (507 B. C.); they were routed, however, at the battle of Lake Regillus (496 B. In 493 the Latin League with Rome was renewed.
After the disastrous battles of Vesuvius and Trifanum (338 B. C.), Rome, in order to detach Tusculum and other towns from the Latin League, conferred on them the privilege of the highest citizenship (jus suffragii et honorum).
While the other Latin towns waned steadily, Tusculum grew and became in the course of time the favourite pleasure resort of the rich Roman nobles, whose sumptuous villas were scattered over the slopes of the hill; many of them can even yet be identified among the mass of ruins.
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 Battle of Medway -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of Medway -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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 The Revenge of Coriolanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Caius Marcius was a noble Roman youth, who fought valiantly, when but seventeen years of age, in the battle of Lake Regillus, and was there crowned with an oaken wreath, the Roman reward for saving the life of a fellow soldier.
She went to the front herself with the President's order, and found that her son had been mortally wounded in a recent battle, and taken to the hospital.
But she was too late, the boy died, and she saw him laid in a soldier's grave.
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 Age of the Caesars - Pre-Christian Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This rebellion's most famous incident was a battle outside the gates of Rome when the legendary Roman soldier Horatio personally faced off against the Etruscan king's army while the bridge to the city was destroyed, preventing the Etruscans from regaining control of the capital.
The original Whites and Celtic settlers in the region were no match for the battle experienced Carthaginians, and were overrun relatively quickly.
Hannibal was finally defeated by the Romans at the Battle of Zama in 202 BC, and another peace treaty followed.
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 Phototour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The second of the Imperial Fora after that of Julius Caesar, the Forum of Augustus was built to commemorate the emperor's victory at the battle of Philippi (42 BC) thereby avenging the murder of his adoptive father.
The three columns seen through the arch are the remains of the Temple of Castor and Pollux.
The Temple of Castor and Pollux was originally built in 484 BC by the dictator Aulus Postumius in honor of the twin heroes Castor and Pollux, whose miraculous appearance at the battle of Lake Regillus (496 BC) resulted in the victory for the Romans over the Tarquins.
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 Montesquieu, Causes of the Greatness of the Romans
Lost battles, the decrease in population, the enfeeblement of commerce, the exhaustion of the public treasury, the revolt of neighboring nations could make Carthage accept the most severe conditions of peace.
Prior to the battle of Cannae, no ally had abandoned it, for the Samnites and the other peoples of Italy were accustomed to its domination.
This prince was vanquished at the battle of Cynoscephalae, and the victory was due in part to the valor of the Aetolians.
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207 Hasdrubal defeated at Metaurus 206 Battle of Ilipa near Seville: Carthaginian rule collapses in Spain 205 Scipio in Sicily.
Office of the tribunes officially recognized 457 Aequi win Battle at Mt. Algidus.
390 (or 387!) Romans defeated by the Gauls under Brennus at the Battle of Allia.
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