The conquest of Italy began shortly after the Romans expelled the Tarquins dynasty in 509 BC with the primary goal of being Etruscans territory. You don’t stop sailing when you get old you get old when you stop sailing poster. Alliances with other Latin ethnic groups and with Greece, the Romans steadily conquered the Etruscans territory during the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Etruscans were expelled from the Italian peninsula. Etruscans civilization came to an end.