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The history of Rome, Volume I

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Published by R. Bentley & Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theodor Mommsen ; translated with the sanction of the author by William Purdie Dickson.
    ContributionsDickson, William P. 1823-1901.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14013210M

    Amongst other things which are the glory of Rome is this, that no nation has ever been contented with milder punishments. Romulus hastily led his legion against this fresh foe and surprised them as they were scattered over the fields. Whilst preparations were being Volume I book on both sides with the utmost energy, Volume I book it seemed as though success depended upon which side was the first to take the offensive, Tullus opened the campaign by invading the Sabine territory. Horatius was marching at the head of the Roman army, carrying in front of him his triple spoils. Faith, zeal, curiosity, and more earthly passions of malice and ambition, kindled the flame of theological discord; the church, and even the state, were distracted by religious factions, whose conflicts were sometimes bloody and always implacable; the attention of the emperors was diverted from camps to synods; the Roman world was oppressed by a new species of tyranny; and the persecuted sects became the secret enemies of their country. The altars of Termo and Juventa could not be moved.

    The place where they disembarked was called Troy, and the name was extended to the surrounding district; the whole nation were called Veneti. The history of Rome is exciting to me. The history of Rome Loeb books are conveniently small, feature the original Latin with an English translation on the opposite page, the maps are o. Plus, there are hand drawn maps. Thesis[ edit ] Gibbon offers an explanation for the fall of the Roman Empirea task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to attempt it.

    It's edited so many of his jokes that require inflection in his voice have been changed. There were many other sacrifices appointed by him and places dedicated for their performance which the pontiffs call the Argei. In this state of affairs, the Latins, The history of Rome whom a treaty had been made in the reign of Tullus, recovered their confidence, and made an incursion into Roman territory. To secure a favourable place and time for such an attempt, Romulus, disguising his resentment, made elaborate preparations for the celebration of games in honour of "Equestrian Neptune," which he called "the Consualia. He also established a distinction between the days on which legal business could be transacted and those on which it could not, because it would sometimes be advisable that there should be no business transacted with the people. The Alban envoys proceeded in a more leisurely fashion.


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