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inserit, ‘intrudes,’ by claiming what should be heirlooms in the Aeacid family. For inserere in the sense of ‘to enrol’ cf. Hor. C. I. i. 35, III. xxv. 6, and for the additional force of ‘intruding’ something foreign, Tac. Ann.VI. ii.dum ignobilitatem suam magnis nominibus inserit”, Liv.vi. XXXVIII. 7, “nihil patricium magistratum inseram concilio plebis”.

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    • Tacitus, Annales, 6.2
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 6, 38.7
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