Sallust's Jugurthine War and Conspiracy of Catiline; With an English Commentary, and Geographical and Historical Indexes

Sallust's Jugurthine War and Conspiracy of Catiline; With an English Commentary, and Geographical and Historical Indexes

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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...and the province of Numidia was voted to him by the senate. The consuls for this year (A. U. C. 646.) were Servius Sulpicius Galba and Q. Hortensius, in the place of which latter M. Aurelius Scaurus was afterwards chosen. 5. C. Mario. Marius was a complete slave to superstition, as might well be expected in an ignorant and uneducated man. Plu " larch and Frontinus both make mention of a Syrian woman, named Martha, whom he carried about with him, and who, as he pretended, and very likely believed, was possessed of the gift of prophecy. 6. Agitabat. "He was meditating."--Cuncta prospera even(lira. The adjective prospera is here used adverbially. Compare Catiline, chap. 26. "Quae occulte tentaverat, aspera foedayue tvenerant." 7. Practer vetustatem familiae. " Except antiquity of family." Noble birth.--Alia omma. " All other qualifications."--Animus belli ingens, &c. " A spirit intrepid in war, moderate in peace." This animus domi mai.ir.ua underwent a change, when, as will be seen in a subsequent chapter, ambitione praeceps datus est. 8. His natus. Understand virtutibus after his. Most editions read Sed is, natus, &c. The lection we have adopted, however, appears decidedly preferable, as marking the contrast between the early and later periods of Marius's life. 9. Stipendiis faciundis. "In actual service." Literally, "in making campaigns." Page. 10. Urbtmis mtmditiis. " The luxurious refinements of & cit life." These are enlarged upon by Marius in the course of his speech before the people, chap. 85.--Inter artis bonus. " Amid manly practices." By a course of manly discipline. 11. Plerisque faciem ejus ignorantibus. The reason of this was, because he had been born and brought up out of the city, and been always hitherto conversant with camps and...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236676270
  • 9781236676276