pe that he might be able to persuade the Volsci, but on account of the jealousy of their leader Attius he was put to death.The tale of Coriolanus is found in Livy, ii. 35-41, and at greater length in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, book viii.; also in Plutarch, Life of Coriolanus.
Marcius did not think proper to gainsay either of these [demands].
Y.R. 275(The Fabii) were as much to be pitied for their misfortunes B.C. 479 as they were worthy of praise for their bravery. For it was a great misfortune to the Romans, on account of their number, the dignity of a noble house, and its total destruction. The day on which it happened was ever after considered unlucky.The tale of the Fabian family and their voluntary assumption of the war against the Veientians, and their total destruction in an ambuscade is related in Livy, ii. 48-50.
Y.R. 283The army was incensed against the ge