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The Roman History, from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium. Translated from the French (Volume 3) (Paperback) Loot Price: R389 Discovery Miles 3 890
The Roman History, from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium. Translated from the French (Volume 3) (Paperback):...
The Roman History, from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium. Translated from the French (Volume 3) (Paperback):...

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The Roman History, from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium. Translated from the French (Volume 3) (Paperback)

Charles Rollin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1711 Excerpt: ... officer's tent, ordered him to come to him. As A. R. 435foon as he faw him appear, he bade the LiftorAat. c-J75r get ready his ax. The Prasneftine at that word, was feized all over with a tremor. Papirius, who intended only to frighten him, faid to the Liftor: Here, cut away this root, that is in our way; and only fined him. The Praetor withdrew, well fatisfied with coming off for a fmall fum of money. Livy concludes the charafter and praife of Papirius with faying, that in an age, fruitful of great men, if ever any was fo, he was the firmeft fupport of the Roman power and greatnefs, and that he would have been capable of oppofing Alexander the Great, if that Prince, after the conqueftof Alia, had turned. his arms againft Europe. SECT. II. Dogreffion, wherein Livy examines what would probably have happened, if Alexander had turntd his arms againft the Romans, after the con-. queft of AJia. Different wars againft the Samttites. A Magiftrate fent from Rome to govern Capua. Inftitution of two new Tribes. The Diclator Manius, reproached of being guilty of the fame crime, for which he aclually profc cuted others, abdicates the Diclatorjhip, and juftifies himfelf before the judges. Famous Cenforjhip of Appius and Plsutius. Appian Way; Aqueducl. Family of the Potitif extincl. Tribunes of the legions elecledby the People, as well as the Duumviri for the jleet. Players on the jlutereinftated in their Rights. Samnites defeated. War againft the Hetrurians: conftderable victories gained by the Romans. They grant the Hetrurians a truce for thirty years. Bloody battle between the Romans and the Samnites, which obliges the former to appoint a Diclator. The Conful Fabius nominates Papirius Cur/of. The latter march's againft the enemy. New I 4 icltry miclory gained by Tabius...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles Rollin
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35494-2
Barcode: 9781154354942
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LSN: 1-154-35494-6

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