The Conspiracy of Catiline as Related by Sallust

The Conspiracy of Catiline as Related by Sallust

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...sought by greedy and ambitious men. The other priesthoods, which could be held only by patricians those of rex sacrificulus, Jlamen, etc., cannot be meant here.--fert, brings with it. Pisonem: it would appear from this passage that he held command in Spain for some time before his assassination (see 19). Nucerinum, of Nuceria, in Campania, the regular way to express residence in Latin. Cicero (pro Sulla, 58) defends him of the charge of complicity in the conspiracy, calling him amicus vetus atque hospes. "He was one of the Condottieri of those days, such a man as we read of in the Italian history of the fourteenth and fifteenth century" (Long). He fought on Caesar's side in the civil war. C. Antonium, the colleague of Cicero: son of the great orator, and uncle of the triumvir. He was a worthless character. esse, infin. depending on the verb of saying implied in polliceri. petere, was a candidate for (the regular term).--circumventum, hard pressed. increpabat, assailed.--nominans laudare. extolled by name.--suae, referring to alium.--compluris, acc.--ea... fuerat, that victory had been a source of plunder (dat). postquam, as soon as.--petitionem, candidacy.--curae, dat. 22. popularis (acc), accomplices. exsecrationem, an oath (containing a curse).--dictitare (historical infinitive), they say.--quo... magis, 317. b.--alius alii (dat.), to one another. invidiam, unpopularity, arising from his severity, especially in putting to death the leading conspirators without trial (see 55). 14-. pcenas dederant, i. e. had been put to death. Punishment is regarded as of the nature of a fine or forfeit: hence dare, to suffer, and sumere, to inflict. nobis (emphatic), 232. a.--pro magnitudine, etc., is not...show more

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  • 9781236556257