Marcus Furius Camillus was a legendary Roman warrior, reputed to have sacked Veii in 396 BCE. He was banished on false accusations but when the Gallic hordes took Rome in 390 BCE he was made dictator. He defeated the retreating Gauls and reclaimed the gold they had been given as ransom. He became thrice more dictator during which he was victorious over other enemies of the empire. He died of the plague in 365 BCE.



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