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Roman Republic

The Etruscan army is beaten back by the RomansThe Etruscan army is beaten back by the Romans753 BC The founding of Rome by, according to legend, the brothers Romulus and Remus. The building of the city of Rome begins around this time.

509 BC The Etruscan, Tarquin (Lucius Tarquinius Superbus), the last king of Rome, is driven out and Rome becomes a republic. It is ruled by the Senate, a group of men from wealthy Roman families.

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