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[67] Aegidas; your father and brothers descended from Aegeus. Media statuaris in urbe. Urbs is derived from orbis, because formerly cities were built in the form of a circle; or from urbus, a part of the plough wherewith was marked the place for the walls. “Optavitque locum regno, et concludere sulco.

Isid. lib. 15. c. 2. “"Qui urbem novam condit, tauro et vacco aret; ubi araverit murum faciat, ubi portam vult esse aratrum sustollat, et porter, et portam voect. Ideo autem uibs aratro circundatur, dispari sexu juvencorum propter commistionem familiarum, et imaginem serentis, fructumque reddentis. Urbs autem aratro conditur, aratro vertitur." Unde Hor.

Imprimeretque muris hostile aratrum.

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