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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 13 13 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 42 (ed. Evan T. Sage, Ph.D. and Alfred C. Schlesinger, Ph.D.), chapter 34 (search)
After the consul had said what he wished, Spurius Ligustinus, one of the men who had appealed to the tribunes of the people, asked of the consul and the tribunes that he be permitted to address a few words to the people. With everyone's permission he is said to have spoken as follows: "I, Spurius Ligustinus of the tribe of Crustumina,The district of this tribe lay just north of Rome; it was perhaps a new tribe in 495 B.C., cf. II. xxi. 7. come of Sabine stock, fellow-citizens. My father left me an acreThis was less than the standard minimum of two iugera for landed property; Ligustinus was therefore technically a proletarius, and no doubt needed his military career as a means of livelihood. of land and a little hut, in which I was born and brought up, and to this day I live there. When I first came of age, my father gave me as wife his brother's daughter,Marriage of first cousins was at times not recognized as legal at Rome; it is not clear whether this was a rus