The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An ancient city of Etruria, and in early times a formidable rival of Rome, from which it was only 12 m. distant. The Romans under Camillus laid siege to it, and it baffled them for 10 years.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Veii'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/veii.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.