previous next

Click on a word to bring up parses, dictionary entries, and frequency statistics

13. multitudo hostium, nulli rei praeterquam numero freta et oculis utramque metiens aciem, temere proelium iniit, temere omisit; [2] clamore tantum missilibusque telis et primo pugnae impetu ferox gladios et conlatum pedem et voltum hostis ardore animi micantem ferre non potuit. [3] impulsa frons prima et trepidatio subsidiis inlata; et suum terrorem intulit eques; rupti inde multis locis ordines motaque omnia et fluctuanti similis acies [p. 238] erat. dein postquam cadentibus primis iam ad se1 quisque perventuram caedem cernebat, terga vertunt. instare2 Romanus; [4] et donec armati confertique abibant, peditum labor in persequendo fuit; postquam iactari arma passim fugaque per agros spargi aciem hostium animadversum est, tum equitum turmae emissae dato signo ne in singulorum morando caede spatium ad evadendum interim multitudini darent: [5] satis esse missilibus ac terrore impediri cursum obequitandoque agmen teneri dum adsequi pedes et iusta caede conficere hostem posset. [6] fugae sequendique non ante noctem finis fuit. capta quoque ac direpta eodem die castra Volscorum, praedaque omnis praeter libera corpora militi concessa est. [7] pars maxima captivorum ex Latinis atque Hernicis fuit, nec omnium3 de plebe, ut credi posset mercede militasse, sed principes quidam iuventutis inventi, manifesta fides publica ope Volscos hostes adiutos. [8] Circeiensium quoque quidam cogniti et coloni a Velitris; Romamque omnes missi percontantibus primoribus patrum eadem quae dictatori defectionem sui quisque populi haud perplexe indicavere.

1 A.U.C. 369

2 instare A2ς: stare ω.

3 omnium F3B: hominum ω.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Notes (W. Weissenborn, H. J. Müller, 1898)
load focus Summary (English, Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D., 1924)
load focus Summary (Latin, W. Weissenborn, H. J. Müller, 1898)
load focus Summary (Latin, Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D., 1924)
load focus Latin (Charles Flamstead Walters, Robert Seymour Conway, 1919)
load focus Latin (W. Weissenborn, H. J. Müller, 1898)
load focus English (D. Spillan, A.M., M.D., 1857)
load focus English (Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D., 1924)
load focus English (Rev. Canon Roberts, 1912)
hide References (26 total)
  • Commentary references to this page (7):
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 31-32, commentary, 31.46
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 35-38, commentary, 35.7
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 35-38, commentary, 37.54
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 43-44, commentary, 43.11
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 43-44, commentary, 44.10
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 43-44, commentary, 44.13
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, books 43-44, commentary, 44.29
  • Cross-references to this page (9):
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita, Index, Praeda
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita, Index, Veliterni
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita, Index, Volsci
    • Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita, Index, A. Cornelius Cossus
    • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), LUDI
    • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), NUMMUS
    • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), PRAEDA
    • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), CIRCEII
    • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), VELITRAE
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page (10):
load Vocabulary Tool
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: