Province of Benevento, Campania
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- Area: 2,071 km²
- Population: about 300,000 inhabitants in 2007
- Car Plate: BN
- Communes: 78 communes.
- Official website of the Province of Benevento.
Seminomadic people, the Samnites had techniques of combat more similar to those of guerrillas than regular armies and held at bay the Romans until 290 B.C. But the Samnites were always proud of their own roots, and, as Cicero remarked, they never wanted to speak Latin.