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Pagina 91 - Roman marriages at the end of the first and the beginning of the second century were childless.
Pagina 5 - ... the sources of the Aqua Appia are still to be seen in caves formed by ancient stone quarries, near a tenement called La Rustica.
Pagina 77 - Establishments which used 2,401 quinaries, and 39 theatres and places of entertainment (munera) which used 386 more. Lastly, there were 591 open reservoirs (lacus) for the service of all comers, using 1,335 quinaries. These reservoirs were what we usually speak of as fountains, and some hundreds are in use to this day, many probably on the site of the older ones. There were very stringent laws respecting their use. Heavy penalties were inflicted upon anyone dipping a dirty bucket or other vessel...
Pagina 30 - Etruscans having passed the Tiber), had not the Consul Horatius been recalled from the country of the Volscians. So near indeed did the enemy approach to the walls, that first the engagement was at the temple of Spes, in which little was gained on either side ; again at the Porta Collina, in which the Romans gained some small advantage, and this, though far from decisive, yet by restoring to the soldiers their former courage, qualified them the better to contend with the enemy in future 1.
Pagina 22 - Speranza Vecchia, del monumento delle Acque Claudia ed Aniene Nuova, e del Sepolcro di Marco Virgilio Eurisace, dell' architetto cav. Luigi Canina." 8vo., Roma, 1839, with six Plates ; extracted from the Annali dell
Pagina 72 - Access was obtained by an opening to the chambers beneath, and the mud was from time to time cleaned out.
Pagina 30 - Tuditanus, reduced by force the town of Aternum, took above seven thousand prisoners, and a considerable quantity of brass and silver coin. At Rome a dreadful fire raged during two nights and one day: every thing between the Salinae and the Carmental gate was levelled to the ground, as were the jEquimaelium and the Jugarian street.

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