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  • In 282 (when consul) he defeated the Bruttians and Lucanians, who had besieged Thurii (Livy, Epit.
  • Fabricius afterwards gained a series of victories over the Samnites, the Lucanians and the Bruttians, and on his return to Rome received the honour of a triumph.
  • Finally he was sent with a mercenary army to Italy to protect the Tarentines against the attacks of Lucanians or Messapians: he fell together with the greater part of his force at Mandonion 1 on the same day as that on which the battle of Chaeronea was fought.
  • In one campaign, in which he was joined by the Lucanians, he devastated the territories of Thurii, Croton and Locri.
  • After long struggles the city fell into the hands of the Lucanians (who nevertheless did not expel the Greek colonists) and in 273 B.C. it became a Latin colony under the Roman rule, the name being changed to the Latin form Paestum.
 

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