AUTHOR: Decebal NEDU Danubius, XXX, Galaţi, 2012, pp. 77-100. Abstract The peace from 304 B.C., that ended the Second Samnite War, quenched the spirits in Italy only for 5 years. In 299 BC, a Gallic invasion to the central part of the peninsula, organised with the help of the Etruscans, triggered the re-opening of the hostilities….