The conspiracy of Cataline as related by Sallust

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Ginn, 1901 - 103 pagine
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Pagina 31 - in magna civitate multa et varia ingenia sunt. Potest alio tempore, alio consule, cui item exercitus in manu sit, falsum aliquid pro vero credi ; ubi hoc
Pagina 33 - publica in extremo sita est. Sint sane, quoniam ita se mores habent, liberales ex sociorum fortunis, sint miséricordes in furibus aerari ; ne
Pagina vi - de vi. Nov. 6. Meeting of Conspirators at the house of M. Laeca. " 8. Cicero's First Oration. Catiline leaves the city. " 9. Cicero's Second Oration. Intrigues with the ambassadors of the Allobroges. Dec. 3. Arrest of the Conspirators. Cicero's Third Oration. " 5. Cicero's Fourth Oration. The Conspirators put to death in prison.
Pagina 63 - coloniis, municipiis : colonies were established by the Roman government to serve as permanent military posts ; municipia were Italian towns which had lost their original independence, been absorbed in the Roman state, and received Roman citizenship. At this time there was no longer any material difference between the two except in name.
Pagina 48 - Lacedaemonii : the Spartans were at the head of the Grecian states in the sixth century Bc, having conquered the Messenians and other neighboring communities. The leadership passed from Sparta to Athens after the Persian wars (BC 490-479), but was recovered by Sparta at the close of the Peloponnesian War (Bc 404).
Pagina 97 - actes, or army in line of battle, of this period consisted of either two or three lines of cohorts, each cohort counting sixty men in front, and ten deep. This was the Roman system, equally removed from the unwieldy phalanx of the Greeks and the extreme thinness of the English line.
Pagina 15 - patribus coepit ne quid de se temere crederent ; ea familia ortum ita se ab adulescentia vitam instituisse ut omnia bona in spe haberet
Pagina 76 - the public games, feasts, etc. A familiar example of what a countryman might expect by migrating to Rome is found in the will of Julius Caesar, who bequeathed to the Roman people his gardens beyond the Tiber, and .to each citizen the sum of three hundred sesterces (about fifteen dollars).
Pagina 75 - Arretino, of Arretium (Arezzo), an old Etruscan town in northeastern Etruria, the birthplace of Maecenas. Like many other Etruscan towns, it was severely treated by Sulla, and the Flaminius here mentioned is likely to have been one of Sulla's colonists. The ager was a district of land, usually
Pagina 90 - alius alii (dat.): ie some to one point and some to another. — varie : indicating that the decision was for a long time doubtful, as senators changed their votes. Cicero's fourth oration appears to have been delivered in this interval of suspense, and afterwards Cato's speech decided the question.

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