ortune but a warlike spirit.
Apuleius, the other consul, laid siege to the town of Nequinum in Umbria. it was a steep place and on one side precipitous —the site is now occupied by Narnia —and could be captured neither by assault nor by siege operations.
The enterprise was therefore still unfinished when Marcus Fulvius PaetusThe acta Triumphorum (C.I.L., 12, p. 171) give him as son of Gnaeus and grandson of Gnaeus; he is therefore not the same as the M. Fulvius who was consul in 305 B.C. (ix. xliv. 15), whose father and grandfather were both named Lucius. and Titus Manlius Torquatus, the new consuls, took it over.
Licinius Macer and Tubero declare that all the centuries were for naming Quintus Fabius consul for this year, though he was not a candidate, but that Fabius himself urged them to defer his consulship to a year when there was more fighting; just then he would be of greater service to the state if invested with an urban magistracy.
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