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Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.), chapter 6 (search)
Of the city of Rome, as I understand,VI. As I understand] Sicut ego accepi. "By these words he plainly shows that nothing certain was known about the origin of Rome. The reader may consult Livy, lib. i.; Justin, lib. xliii.; and Dionys. Halicar., lib. i. ; all of whom attribute its rise to the Trojans." Bernouf. the founders and earliest inhabitants were the Trojans, who, under the conduct of Æneas, were wandering about as exiles from their country, without any settled abode; and with these were joined the Aborigines,Aborigines] Aborigines. The original inhabitants of Italy; the same as indigenæ, or the Greek *)auto/xqones. a savage race of men, without laws or government, free, and owning no control. How easily these two tribes, though of different origin, dissimilar language, and opposite habits of life, formed a union when they met within the same walls, is almost incredible.Almost incredible] Incredibile memoratu. "Non credi potest, si memoratur; superat omnem fidem." Pappaur. Ye
C. Suetonius Tranquillus, Divus Augustus (ed. Alexander Thomson), chapter 74 (search)
s relative to this subject, I have transcribed from his letters. " I ate a little bread and some small dates, in my carriage." Again. " In returning home from the palace in my litter, I ate an ounce of bread, and a few raisins." Again.. "No Jew, my dear Tiberius, ever keeps such strict fast upon the Sabbath,Sabbatis jejunium. Augustus might have been better informed of the Jewish rites, from his familiarity with Herod and otlers; for it is certain that their sabbath was not a day of fasting. Justin, however, fell into the same error: he says, that Moses appointed the sabbath-day to be kept for ever by the Jews as a fast, in memory of their fasting for seven days in the deserts of Arabia, xxxvi. 2. 14. But we find that there was a weekly fast among the Jews, which is perhaps what is here meant; the Sabbatis Jejunium being equivalent to the nhsteu/w di/s tou= sabba/tou, 'I fast twice in the week' of the Pharisee, in St. Luke xviii. 12. as I have to-day; for while in the bath, and after