For the grammatical relation between ‘maxuma’ and ‘rerum’ see on G. 2. 534, “Roma—pulcherrima rerum.” The ordinary sense of the gen. as partitive may be supported from Hor. Carm. Saec. 11, “possis nihil urbe Roma Visere maius.” “Hinc maxuma porro Accepit Roma” 5. 600.
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