previous next
[5] When Tullus heard this, he was wonderfully pleased, and giving him his right hand, said: ‘Rise up, Marcius, and be of good courage. In giving thyself to us, thou bringest us a great good, and thou mayest expect a greater one still from the Volscians.’ Then he entertained Marcius at table with every mark of kindness, and during the ensuing days they took counsel together concerning the war.1

1 Livy simply says that Marcius was kindly received by the Volscians, and that he lodged with Tullus (ii. 35, 6). Chapters xxi.-xxiii. agree closely with Dionysius Hal. vii. 67 and viii. 1.

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 Greek (Bernadotte Perrin, 1916)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: