This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
1 i.e. marked out with his staff a certain quarter (templum） where he would take his augury. In Livy i. 6 Romulus takes the Palatine as his templum, Remus the Aventine; but usually templum=a quarter in the sky.
2 This temple was burned 390 B.C. by the Gauls when they sacked the city, and everything in the temple, except this staff, was burned. Cf. Val. Max. i. 1; Livy v. 41; Plut. Camil. 32.
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.