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was the daughter of P. Horatius, and sister of the three Horatii who fought with the Curiatii of Alba. Horatia was betrothed to a Curiatius, and when she saw her surviving brother returning in triumph, and bearing the bloody mantle of her lover, she burst forth into wailing and reproaches Her brother, in his wrath at her untimely grief, stabbed Horatia to the heart, and her father denied her sepulture in the burying-place of the Horatii. (Dionys. A. R. 3.21; Liv. 1.26; Plut. Parall. Gr. et Rom. 16; Flor. 1.3; Schol. Bob. in Cic. Miloian. p. 277, Orelli.)


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