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  • VEII, an ancient town of Etruria, Italy, situated about io m.
  • The story of the slaughter of the Fabii, who had encamped in the territory of Veii, and of whom but one boy escaped, is well known.
  • According to the legend, the emissarium of the Alban Lake was constructed in obedience to the Delphic oracle, which declared that, until it was drained, Veii could not be taken.
  • The territory of Veii was three years afterwards divided among the Roman plebs.
  • Veii is mentioned in connexion with the defeat of the Romans at the Allia in 390 B.C., after which many Roman soldiers fled there, while a project was actually broached for abandoning Rome for Veii, which was successfully opposed by Camillus.

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