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[8] Cossus indeed, and Marcellus, already used a four-horse chariot for their entrance into the city, carrying the trophies themselves, but Dionysius1 is incorrect in saying that Romulus used a chariot. For it is matter of history that Tarquin, the son of Demaratus, was first of the kings to lift triumphs up to such pomp and ceremony, although others say that Publicola was first to celebrate a triumph riding on a chariot.2 And the statues of Romulus bearing the trophies are, as may be seen in Rome, all on foot.

1 Antiq. Rom. ii. 34.

2 Cf. Publicola, ix. 5.

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