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1 "Lapis Fugitivus."
2 A public place where the Prytanes or chief magistrates assembled, and where the public banquets were celebrated.
3 Or "Narrow" gate, apparently. Dion Cassius, B. 74, tells a similar story nearly, of seven towers at Byzantium, near the Thracian Gate; and "Thracia" is given by the Bamberg MS. It is most probable that the two accounts were derived from the same source.
6 It was the most ancient of the bridges at Rome, and was so called from its being built upon "sublices," or wooden beams. It was originally built by Ancus Martius, and was afterwards rebuilt by the Pontifices or pontiffs. We learn from Ovid, Fasti, B. v. 1. 621, that it was still a wooden bridge in the reign of Augustus. In the reign of Otho it was carried away by an inundation. In later times it was also known as the Pons Æmilius, from the name of the person probably under whose superintendence it was rebuilt.
7 See B, xxxiv. c. 11.
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