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[706] Strictly speaking, ‘gentes’ is more extensive than ‘populi:’ comp. 10. 202, G. 4. 4, 5. Kritz on Sall. Cat. 10. § 1 makes ‘populus’ denote those under one government, ‘gens,’ those of the same language and origin: but he admits that they are frequently used loosely, “abundantiae caussa ut synonyma cumulari.

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