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Summary of Book X

COLONIES were planted at Sora, at Alba, and at Carseoli. The surrender of the Marsi was received. The augural college was enlarged so that there were nine where before there had been four. a law about appeals was then for the third time laid before the people by the consul Murena.1 two tribes were added, the Aniensis and the Terentina. War was declared upon the Samnites and victories were often gained over them. when the Etruscans, Umbrians, Samnites, and Gauls were being fought under the leadership of Publius Decius and Quintus Fabius and the Roman army was in sore peril, Publius Decius, following the example of his father, devoted himself on behalf of the army and by his death gave the victory in that battle to the Roman People. Papirius Cursor routed the army of the Samnites, which had taken the field after binding itself with an oath, that it might fight with a more constant courage. The census was taken and the lustrum closed. there were enumerated 272,320 citizens.

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1 M. Valerius, according to Livy, chap. ix. ยง 3.

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