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  • AURUNCI, the name given by the Romans to a tribe which in historical times occupied only a strip of coast on either side of the Mons Massicus between the Volturnus and the Liris, although it must at an earlier period have extended over a considerably wider area.
  • The present name, derived from Clarus Mons and originally applied only to the citadel, was used of the town as early as the 9th century.
  • The next morning he retreated, and six days later Mons surrendered.
  • In 1572 Louis, not deterred by previous disaster, raised a small force in France, and, suddenly entering Hainaut, captured Mons (May 23).
  • William made an attempt to relieve his brother, but failed, and Mons had to surrender (September 17).
 

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