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[7] Thereupon agreements were made that such women as wished to do so might continue to live with their husbands, exempt, as aforesaid,1 from all labour and all drudgery except spinning; also that the city should be inhabited by Romans and Sabines in common; and that the city should be called Rome, from Romulus, but all its citizens Quirites, from the native city of Tatius2; and that Romulus and Tatius should be joint kings and leaders of the army. The place where these agreements were made is to this day called Comitium, from the Roman word ‘conire,’ or ‘coire,’ to come together.

1 Cf. chapter xv. 4.

2 Cures, a Sabine town.

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