Bruttium


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Brut·ti·um

 (bro͝ot′ē-əm, brŭt′-)
An ancient region of southern Italy roughly occupying present-day Calabria in the toe of the Italian "boot."
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most of the Bruttians came over to his side rather quickly, perhaps even in the immediate wake of Cannae, and in the course of the following year nearly every Greek city along the coast of Bruttium had also been convinced to defect (98).
Cada uma dessas regioes era nomeada a partir de um ou mais povos (por exemplo, Samnium, Lucania et Bruttium, Latium et Campania), mas elas nao podem ser consideradas indicadores fieis dos territorios dos grupos etnicos italicos, tal como se encontravam organizados no periodo pre-romano (Isayev, 2007 e no prelo).
Critique: Calabria was known in antiquity as Bruttium or formerly as Italia, is a region in southern Italy, forming the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula.