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consul's statement of the business on the whole; but said that "as the states were differently circumstanced, that their plan might be readily adjusted so that it might be determined according to the desert of each, if they should put the question regarding each state specifically. The question was therefore so put regarding each separately and a decree past.
To the Lanuvians the right of citizenship was granted, and the exercise of their religious rights was restored to them with this provision, that the temple and grove of Juno Sospita should be common between the Lanuvian burghers and the Roman people.
The Aricians, Nomentans, and Pedans were admitted into the number of citizen on the same terms as the Lanuvians.
To the Tusculans the rights of citizenship which they already possessed were continued; and the crime of rebellion was turned from disaffection on public grounds against a few instigators.
On the Veliternian, Roman citizens of long standing, measures of great severity were inflicted because they had so often rebelled;
their walls were razed, and their senate removed from thence, and they were ordered to dwell on the other side of the Tiber, so that the fine of any individual who should be caught on the hither side of that river should amount to one thousand asses;
and that the person who had apprehended him, should not discharge his prisoner from confinement, until the money was paid down.
Into the land of the senators colonists were sent; from the additions of which Velitrae recovered its appearance of former populousness.
A new colony was also sent to Antium, with this provision, that if the Antians desired to be enrolled as colonists, permission to that effect should be granted. Their ships of war were removed from thence, and the people of Antium were interdicted the sea, and the rights of citizenship were granted them.
The Tiburtians and Praenestines were amerced in some land, not only on account of the recent guilt of the rebellion, which was common to them with the other Latins; but also because, from their dislike to the Roman government, they had formerly associated in arms with the Gauls, a nation of savages.
From the other Latin states they took away the privileges of intermarriage commerce, and of holding meetings. To the Campanians, in compliment to their horsemen, because they had refused to join in rebellion with the Latins, and to the Fundans and Formians, [p. 524]
because the passage through their territories had been always secure and peaceful, the freedom of the state was granted with the right of suffrage.
It was determined that the people of Cumae and Suessula should have the same rights and be on the same footing as Capua.
Of the ships of the Antians some were drawn up to the docks at Rome, some were burned, and with the prows of these a pulpit built in the forum was ordered to be decorated; and that temple was called Rostra.