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Fabius' compact was ratified at Rome by Senate and Comitia. Nevertheless in
140 his successor, Servilius Caepio, persuaded the Senate to disavow it, in order
to recommence hostilities with the Lusitanians. In this new campaign Viriathus ...
He Augustus bequeathed to his successors a solvent treasury and a financial
system Jj^' which was not indeed equal to any heavy .strain, but could meet
ordinary calls upon the public purse out of legitimate and not unduly heavy taxes.
Of Augustus' successors Claudius alone gave any personal attention to the state
religion, and his interest in it was purely antiquarian : the renewed celebration of
the Ludi Saeculares in A.D. 47, which he instituted at the eighth centenary of the
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa