By William Smith
География Италии и первые жители, короли Рима, учреждение республики, захват Рима галлами, союзы, войны ..., вплоть до Ромула Августа 476 года нашей эры.-This is a quick historical past of Rome, from the earliest instances to the institution of the empire, by way of William Smith, with a continuation to A.D. 479. by means of Eugene Lawrence. From the contents: geography of Italy and early population, the kings of Rome, the institution of the republic, decemvirate, the catch of Rome through the Gauls, the ultimate union of the 2 orders, Punic wars, ... , to Romulus Augustulus A.D. 476.--
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C. 356, and consequently their troops had fought along with the Romans in the war against the Samnites. But the increasing power of Rome excited their alarm; and it became evident to them that, though nominally on a footing of equality, they were, in reality, becoming subject to Rome. This feeling was confirmed by the treaty of alliance which the Romans had formed with the Samnites. The Latins, therefore, determined to bring matters to a crisis, and sent two Prætors, who were their chief magistrates, to propose to the Romans that the two nations should henceforth form one state; that half of the state should consist of Latins, and that one of the two Consuls should be chosen from Latium.
362). The Tiber overflowed its banks, the city was shaken by earthquakes, and a yawning chasm opened in the forum. The soothsayers declared that the gulf could never be filled up except by throwing into it that which Rome held most valuable. The tale runs that, when every one was doubting what the gods could mean, a noble youth named M. Curtius came forward, and, declaring that Rome possessed nothing so valuable as her brave citizens, mounted his steed and leaped into the abyss in full armor, whereupon the earth closed over him.
For some time they gazed in awe at this strange sight, till at length one of the Gauls ventured to go up to M. Papirius and stroke his white beard. The old man struck him on the head with his ivory sceptre; whereupon the barbarian slew him, and all the rest were massacred. The Gauls now began plundering the city; fires broke out in several quarters; and with the exception of a few houses on the Palatine, which the chiefs kept for their own residence, the whole city was burnt to the ground. The Capitol was the next object of attack.