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Falerii Veteres

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Civita Castellana
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Easternmost town of the tufa region of Etruria; chief city of the Faliscans, a people who considered themselves Etruscan although their language was akin to Latin; destroyed by Rome in 241 BC, when its people were forced to move to Falerii Novi; the site was repopulated in the 8th cen. AD as a possession of the Roman Catholic Church; was made a city-state by Pope Gregory V in 998; passed to house of Savelli in 14th cen.
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