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 (lā′shē-əm, -shəm)
1. An ancient country of west-central Italy bordering on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It was dominated by Rome after the third century bc.
2. See Lazio.
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(Placename) an ancient territory in W central Italy, in modern Lazio, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: inhabited by the Latin people from the 10th century bc until dominated by Rome (4th century bc). Italian name: Lazio
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(ˈleɪ ʃi əm)

a country in ancient Italy, SE of Rome.
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Noun1.Latium - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian SeaLatium - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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[ˈleɪʃɪəm] NLacio m
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From this time onwards, Greek culture, as Horace put it, captivated its captor, and 'introduced the arts to uncultivated Latium'.
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Because she is powerless to prevent Aeneas' victory in Latium and the future foundation of Rome, which have already been foretold by Fate, she hopes to delay the event of their victory for as long as possible.
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"Hellas is the prototype of purely human," he notes in his first volume, "Latium is not less for all time the prototype of national development." Only the Latin Romans attained national unity and ultimately empire, which they commanded for centuries, while the Greeks, endlessly quarrelsome among themselves, could not adhere as a nation apart from such times of national peril as the Persian Wars.
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Among the identified promising areas, the Castel Giorgio-Torre Alfina field (CG-TA, northern Latium, Figure 1) is an example of an early explored and so far not exploited medium-enthalpy geothermal system [23-25].
Horace put it immortally with his lapidary line: "Captive Greece led captive her fierce conqueror and introduced the arts into rude and rustic Latium." The Roman way is a way of cultural deference before external models that convict one of inferiority but that also invite ascent and entrance into a higher form of being human.
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