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Of the trappings of royalty, the kings' successors did not assume the full purple
toga save on festival-days or when celebrating a triumph. But they wore a purple
border round their garments (toga, tunica praetexta) ; they retained the ivory chair
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 ...
The fruits of this diffusion of Latin began to show under Augustus' successors,
when the provinces made their first contributions to Latin literature. Domitius Afer
was a Narbonese Gaul ; the two Senecas, Lucan and Columella were Spaniards.
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa