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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 17 17 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 2 2 Browse Search
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Appian, Samnite History (ed. Horace White), Fragments (search)
w, and they wore their usual insignia, but they exercised no further authority.Livy, ix. I seq. FROM SUIDAS Y.R. 464 On account of admiration for his bravery a multitude of B.C. 290 chosen youths numbering eight hundred were in the habit of following Dentatus, ready for anything. This was an embarrassment to the Senate at their meetings. FROM "THE EMBASSIES" Y.R. 471 Once a great number of the Senones, a Celtic tribe, aided B.C. 283 the Etruscans in war against the Romans. The latter sent ambassadors to the towns of the Senones and complained that, while they were under treaty stipulations, they were furnishing mercenaries to fight against the Romans. Although they bore the caduceus, and wore the garments of their office, Britomaris cut them in pieces and flung the parts away, alleging that his own father had been slain by the Romans while he was waging war in Etruria. The consul Cornelius, learning of this abominable de
Appian, Gallic History (ed. Horace White), Fragments (search)
of the Senones by way of the Sabine country and Picenum, and ravaged them all with fire and sword. He reduced the women and children to slavery, killed all the adult males without exception, devastated the country in every possible way, and made it uninhabitable for anybody else. He carried off Britomaris alone as a prisoner for torture. A little later the Senones (who were serving as mercenaries), having no longer any homes to return to, fell boldly upon the consul Domitius, and being B.C. 283 defeated by him killed themselves in despair. Such punishment was meted out to the Senones for their crime against the ambassadors.Cf. Excerpt VI., Samnite History, supra. FROM "THE EMBASSIES" Y.R. 633 The chiefs of the Salyi, a nation vanquished by the Romans, B.C. 121 took refuge with the Allobroges. When the Romans asked for their surrender and it was refused, they made war on the Allobroges, under the leadership of Cn├Žus Domitius. When he was passing th