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Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology

For Classical Schools (2nd ed)

by Charles K. Dillaway

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Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11682649M
    ISBN 101406861227
    ISBN 109781406861228
    OCLC/WorldCa176923796

    Later, the women are brought before him where Roman Antiquities assures them that he and the other men of Rome intend to honorably marry them and that they won't be sexually exploited in any way. Their religion was Idolatry, in its grossest and widest acceptation. Slaves also, by way of punishment, were often confined in a work-house, or bridewell, where they were obliged to turn a mill for grinding corn. She is a winged goddess who after battle descends from heaven to honor the winners.

    The head of their college was called Pater Patratus. The fighting ceased only by the coming of dusk. The and Ancient Mythology book was led to the altar with a loose rope, that it might not seem to be brought by force, which was reckoned a bad omen. Those who had no images of themselves, or of their ancestors, were called ignobiles. The offices of the pontifices were to give judgment in all cases relating to religion, to inquire into the lives of the inferior priests, and to punish them if they saw occasion; to prescribe rules for public worship; to regulate the feasts, sacrifices, and all other sacred institutions.

    Those who were the and Ancient Mythology book of their family, that had raised themselves to any curule office, were called homines novi, new men or upstarts. In an extensive exploration of the various, lurid traditions of the day, Dionysius effusively praises the manner in which Romulus' organized and established Rome's religious customs and practices. These included volunteers as well as his enemies, and other troublemakers and fifty families of the descendants of the Greeks who had settled in Italy after the Trojan War. Romulus used the trappings of his office, to encourage compliance with the law.


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Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology by Charles K. Dillaway Download PDF Ebook

It was next the stage in the theatre, or next the arena or open space in the amphitheatre. Others were said to be of human right, and called profane.

The Senators delivered their opinions standing; but when they only assented to the opinion of another, they continued sitting. Romulus was devastated at his personal losses as well as the many suffered by the twins' followers. Foreigners might live in and Ancient Mythology book city and Ancient Mythology book Rome, but they enjoyed none of the rights of citizens; they were subject to a peculiar jurisdiction, and might be expelled from the city by a magistrate.

Such as were chosen into the Senate by Brutus, after the expulsion of Tarquin the proud, to supply the place of those whom that king had slain, were called Conscripti; that is, persons written or enrolled together with the Senators, who alone were properly called patres.

Augustus, when he became master of the empire, retained the forms of the ancient republic, and the same names of the magistrates; but left nothing of the ancient virtue and liberty. Romulus wanted to build on Palatine Hill for its significance to their childhood.

Things came to a head when a dispute broke out over the particular hill upon which Rome should be built. Those who had no images of themselves, or of their ancestors, were called ignobiles.

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The power of the Senate was different at different times. The Senate Roman Antiquities summoned anciently by a public officer, named viator, because he called the Senators from the country—or by a public crier, when anything had happened about which the Senators were to be consulted hastily and without delay: but in latter times by an edict, appointing the time and place, Roman Antiquities published several days before.

The public ways were built with extraordinary care to a great distance from the city on all sides; they were generally paved with flint, though sometimes, and especially without the city, with pebbles and gravel. Feciales Heralds were a college of sacred persons, into whose charge all concerns relating to the declaration of war or conclusion of peace, were committed.

The Romans expended immense sums of money on their bagnios. The popular assemblies had the power to elect magistrates, pass laws and declare war at the king's discretion. In making the compilation he has freely drawn from all creditable sources of information within his reach, but chiefly from the following: Sketches of the institutions and domestic customs of the Romans, published in London a few years since; from the works of Adams, Kennett, Lanktree, Montfaucon, Middleton and Gesner: upon the subject of Mythology, from Bell, Spense, Pausanias, La Pluche, Plutarch, Pliny, Homer, Horace, Virgil, and many others to whom reference has been occasionally made.

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Testaments were always subscribed by the testator, and usually by the witnesses, and sealed and Ancient Mythology book their seals or [23] rings. After a ceasefire, the nations agreed to become a single kingdom under the joint rule of Romulus and Tatius. He who held the Senate, might consult first any one of the same order he thought proper.

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