Monthly Archives: November 2012

Chronicles From the City Founding of Livius Titus, Book I

Chapter 59 Brutus, since those men were taken up with their mourning, holding before himself the blade, dripping with gore, drawn out from Lucretia’s wound says, “By this blood most chaste, prior to the royal injustice, I swear, and you … Continue reading

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Chronicles From the City Founding of Livius Titus, Book I

Chapter 57 The siege of Ardea ; and a contest of womanly virtue. The Rutuli held Ardea, a tribe, as in that region and in that time, very powerful with riches ; and those very riches were the cause of … Continue reading

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Thucydides’ History, Book 6

I’m a bad student, and I missed the class for Chapters 41 and 42. Chapter 43 After this, the Athenians, with a great deal of preparation, having already set out from Corcyra were crossing over against Sicily, with thirty and … Continue reading

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Chronicles From the City Founding of Livius Titus, Book I

Chapter 54 Sextus Tarquinius treacherously hands over Gabii to his father. Thenceforth, he was invited to public counsels. Then, when he said that he agreed with the long-standing Gabii concerning other matters, for whom these things were more familiar, he … Continue reading

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Thucydides’ History, Book 6

Chapter 40 But surely, whether having learned better or having changed your mind, increase the common concern to everyone of the city, believing in this way that the good among you have an equal or better share share [the very … Continue reading

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Thucydides’ History Book 2: The Funeral Oration

Chapter 46 “As for words, I have spoken them according to custom as much as is fitting, and as for deeds, these men now buried have been adorned all this, and also that wherein the city shall rear their children … Continue reading

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Chronicles From the City Founding of Livius Titus, Book I

Chapter 53 War with the Volscians. Sextus Tarquinius, feigning to be a deserter, presents himself at Gabii. Nor, although the king was unjust in peace, was he yet a crooked leader of war ; moreover he could equal better kings … Continue reading

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