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SAVILL AND EDWARDS, PRINTERS, CHANDOS STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

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19 492 B.C. Scarcity at Rome, and measures for obtaining corn.

Discontents of the people. Expedition under C. Marcius

Coriolanus against Antium

90

491 B.C. Disputes respecting the distribution of corn. Im-

peachment of Coriolanus by the tribunes: he is tried by

the assembly of tribes, and condemned: he goes into exile 97

489 B.C. Story of Atinius

103

489-8 B.C. Coriolanus goes to the Volscian general, Attius

Tullus : he leads a Volscian army against Rome. Embassy

of the matrons : he withdraws his army, and dies

105

Comments upon

the story of Coriolanus .

116

24 487 B.C. Hostilities against the Hernici, Æqui, and Volsci 127

25 486 B.c. An agrarian law is proposed by Sp. Cassius. A

measure is carried

129

26 485 B.C. Sp. Cassius is accused of aiming at regal power : he

is condemned, and executed: nature of his agrarian law. 132

27 Story of burning nine tribunes

139

28 484-3 B.C. Hostilities against the Veientes, Volscians, and

Æquians

140

29 482-80 B.C. Veientine war

141

30 479-7 B.C. The Cremera is occupied by the Fabii : they are

surprised and all cut off. Subsequent defeat of the Veientes 144

31 473 B.C. Death of the tribune Genucius

150

32 472-1 B.C. Law of Volero Publilius for transferring the election

of tribunes of the people from the curiæ to the tribes 151

33 470 B.C. Military executions of Appius Claudius : his

impeachment, and death .

155

34 468-7 B.C. Alleged assassinations of plel eians by the patri-

cians. Capture of Antium, and division of its territory.

156

35 466-3 B.c. Character of the historical accounts of this period 159

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Part III.- FROM THE TERENTILLIAN ROGATION TO THE OVERTHROW OF

THE DECEMVIRAL GOVERNMENT.

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S 36 462 B.c. Law proposed by the tribune Terentillus

37 461 B.C. Trial and banishment of Kæso Quinctius

. 166

38 460 B.C. Story of the forged letter produced by the tribunes 172

39 Seizure of the capitol by Herdonius

173

40 The army of Minucius is in danger : it is relieved by Cin.

cinnatus.

. 174

41 457 B.C. The number of tribunes is increased from five to ten.

Extent of the power of the comitia tributa .

. 180

42 456 B.C.

Law of Icilius for the division of the Aventine hill. 182

43 455 B.c. Tumults between the patricians and plebeians. Some

patricians are sentenced to confiscation of goods. Expedition

to Tusculum. Atrocious treatment of Siccius Dentatus and

his volunteers by the consuls. The consuls are fined . . 184

44 454 B.C. Law of Aternius respecting fines for resisting

magistrates

193

45 Three commissioners are appointed to visit Greece, and to

collect laws

194

46 452 b.c. The commissioners return from Greece.

196

47 451 B.c. First year of the decemvirate. Decemvirs are

appointed, with supreme legislative power : they administer

the government with moderation : they prepare ten tables

of laws, and abdicate at the end of the year .

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48 450 B.C. Second year of the decemvirate. A second set of

decemvirs is elected: they are led by Appius Claudius ;

they exercise their power tyrannically: they add two

tables of laws. ..

. 199

49 449 B.C. Third year of the decemvirate. The decemvirs

prolong their office into a second year without re-election.

Invasion of the Roman territory by the Sabines and

Æquians. Meeting of the Senate. Troops are levied . . 203

50 Murder of Siccius Dentatus by order of the decemvirs . 205

51 Attempt of Appius upon Virginia .

207

52 The army moves from the camp at Algidus to Rome. Over-

throw of the decemvirs

211

53 Valerius and Horatius are elected consuls : their laws

215

54 Examination of the history of the decemvirate

216

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70 405 B.c. The siege of Veii is commenced. The Veientes are
not assisted by the other Etruscans

297

71 404—399 B.C. Progress of the siege. Election of plebeians as

consular tribunes

299

72 398 B.C. Prodigy of the swelling of the Alban lake. Draining

of the lake by a tunnel

300

73 396 B.C. Camillus takes Veii by a mine

302

74 A gold crater from the spoils of Veii is sent to the temple of

Delphi ..

304

75 395 B.c. Capture of Falerii. Treachery of the schoolmaster 306

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