Livy, History of Rome 27

LCL 367: 394-395

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auxilia quae diffusa latius tueri non poterat in extremum Italiae angulum Bruttios contraheret, et Metapontinos civitatem universam excitos sedibus suis et Lucanorum qui suae dicionis erant in Bruttium agrum traduxit.

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intending to gather together in Bruttium, in the furthest corner of Italy, all his supporting troops, whom he could

not protect if they were widely dispersed; and he removed from their homes the entire population of Metapontum and all Lucanians that were under his control, sending them into Bruttian territory.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.livy-history_rome_27.2020