all the binding force with him —and ever would have of any orders whatsoever.
and so, on the following day, with the support of three tribunes of the plebs, against the opposition of seven who forbade the proceedings and a unanimous senate, Postumius triumphed, with the people thronging in attendance.
of this year, too, the tradition is uncertain.Compare chap. xxvi. §§ 5-7, and chap. xxx. §§ 4-7. Postumius, if we follow Claudius,Q. Claudius Quadrigarius composed his annals about 80 B.C. , covering the period from the Gallic invasion to his own times. after capturing several cities in Samnium, was defeated in Apulia and put to flight, and, being wounded himself, was forced to take refuge with a few followers in Luceria; while Atilius campaigned in Etruria and obtained a triumph.
FabiusQ. Fabius Pictor was a contemporary of Hannibal and wrote an annalistic history of Rome in Greek. writes that both consuls fought in Samnium and at Luceria; that the army was led over in<