History of the Roman Republic

D. Bogue, 1847 - 466 pagina's
This volume documents the historic beginnings of the Roman Republic and Julius Caesar's influence on its transforming the Roman Empire.

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Pagina 139 - With lust and violence the house of God? In courts and palaces he also reigns, And in luxurious cities, where the noise Of riot ascends above their loftiest towers, And injury, and outrage: and when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.
Pagina 139 - Belial came last, than whom a spirit more lewd Fell not from heaven, or more gross to love Vice for itself...
Pagina 430 - Cavum aedium dictum, qui locus tectus intra parietes relinquebatur patulus, qui esset ad communem omnium usum. In hoc locus si nullus relictus erat, sub divo qui esset, dicebatur testudo a testudinis similitudine, ut est in Praetorio in castris.
Pagina 149 - Between the Romans and their allies and the Carthaginians and their allies, there shall be peace and alliance upon these conditions. Neither the Romans nor their allies shall sail beyond the Fair Promontory, unless compelled by bad weather or an enemy. And in case that they are forced beyond it, they shall not be allowed to take* or purchase...
Pagina 187 - Carthaginians that are in the army with him, have concluded with Xenophanes, the son of Cleomachus, the ambassador deputed by king Philip, the son of Demetrius, in his own name, and in the name of the Macedonians and their allies. In the presence of Jupiter, Juno, and Apollo; in the presence of the deity of the Carthaginians, and of Hercules and lolaus...
Pagina 319 - The power of the pirates, as Plutarch remarks, ( Vit. Pomp. c. 24) had its foundation in Cilicia. Their progress was the more dangerous, because at first it was little noticed. In the Mithridatic war they assumed new confidence and courage, on account of some services which they had rendered the king.
Pagina 187 - Carthage are observed ; the people of Utica, and all the cities and nations that are subject to the Carthaginian sway, together with their armies and their allies; the cities likewise, and all the people with whom we are allied, in Italy, in Gaul, and in Liguria; and all those that shall hereafter enter into an alliance with us in those countries. The Carthaginians, on the other hand, the people of Utica, and all other cities and states that are subject to the Carthaginians, with their allies and...
Pagina 446 - Let there be no exception of law in favor of the individuals. Let there be the same law to the obligor and the obligee, to the constant ally and to him who has been restored to an alliance formerly violated. If a judge or arbitrator lawfully appointed take a bribe for his decision, let it be a capital offence. Let no capital punishment be pronounced against a Roman Citizen except in the great assembly of the people. Let inquisitors of murder be created by the people to inquire into capital crimes....
Pagina 458 - Utinam exstarent ilia carmina, quae, multis saeculis ante suam aetatem, in epulis esse cantitata a singulis convivis de clarorum virorum laudibus, in Originibus scriptum reliquit Cato.

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