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List of ancient Italic peoples

This list of ancient Italic peoples includes names of Indo-European peoples speaking Italic languages or otherwise considered Italic in sources from the late early 1st millennium BC to the early 1st millennium AD.


Possible area of origin and migration route of Proto-Italic people towards Italian peninsula
Ethnicities of today's Italy in 400 BC. The Italic tribes lived at this point in the south-central part of the Italian peninsula.
Approximate distribution of languages in Iron Age Italy during the sixth century BC
The linguistic and peoples landscape of Central Italy at the beginning of Roman expansion

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Š. Batović, Liburnska kultura, Matica Hrvatska i Arheološki muzej Zadar, Zadar, 2005, UDK: 904 (398 Liburnija), ISBN 953-6419-50-5, pages 64-66

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit

  • [1] - Source texts of ancient Greek and Roman authors
  • [2] - Strabo's work The Geography (Geographica). Books 5 and 6 are about Italy (each region has a chapter).