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" ... conspectus =coetus, qui est in conspectu. hie locus: ie, the rostra, the speaker's platform in the forum, so called because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken from the people of Antium in the Latin war, 338 BC ad agendum: sc. "
Selected orations and letters of Cicero: to which is added the Catiline of ... - Page 178
by Marcus Tullius Cicero, Sallust - 1910 - 551 pages
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A classical and archæological dictionary of the manners, customs, laws ...

P Austin Nuttall - 1840
...lawyers pleaded, the officers harangued, and funeral orations were delivered. This rostra was adorned with the beaks of ships, taken from the people of Antium in a naval engagement ; whence comes the name. As to the construction of the Roman forums, they were somewhat...
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A guide to Roman history

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 1852
...word " Rostra " applied to a platform or stage ? A. It means " The beaks of ships." This stage was so called, because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken by Camil'lus from the Vols'cians. This was in the time of the Republic, about 200 years after the death...
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A Guide to Roman History from the Earliest Period to the Close of the ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Rome - 1852 - 474 pages
...the wonl " Rostra" applied to a platform or stage ? A. It means " The beaks of ships." This stage was so called, because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken by Camil'lus from An'tium. 216. What was the Comit'ium. A. The place where the Eoman tribes met to...
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Viri Romae illustres, a Romulo ad Augustum: Distinguished men of Rome from ...

C. F. L'Homond, Milton Erastus Churchill, Frederick Warren Sanford - Latin language - 1894 - 307 pages
...forum, from which the people were addressed; so called because it was ornamented with ship's beaks taken from the people of Antium in the Latin war, 338 BC corona triumphall, made of laurel. 288. simus, mood, cf. sistant 1. 214. 289. relinquamus, mood, use...
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...Selected orations and letters of Cicero, to which is added the Catiline ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Foreign Language Study - 1910 - 551 pages
...Cicero now first appears before a political assembly, §§1-3. 1. 1-6. frequens conspectus vaster: 4 the sight of you, thronging before my eyes;' conspectus...amplissimus: 'most dignified,' 'most important,' 'most authoritative,' used especially of senators, higher magistrates and their honors and offices, here...
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Appleton's new practical cyclopedia: a new work of reference based upon the ...

Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar - Reference - 1910
...word, was the name given to the tribune in the Roman forum from which public men addressed the people, because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken from the Antiatcs in the Latin war. It was originally situated between the comitia and the forum; used also...
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Reparationen, Sozialprodukt, Lebensstandard, Volume 3, Part 2

Gustav Wilhelm Harmssen - History - 1910 - 125 pages
...word, was the name given to the tribune in the Roman forum from which public men addressed the people, because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken from the Antiates in the Latin war. It was originally situated between the comitia and the forum; used also...
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Improvement Era, Volume 10, Issue 2

1907
...polling place of the Roman burghers. The word "Rostra" means the beaks of ships, and the stage was so called because it was ornamented with the beaks of ships taken by Camillus from the Volscians, somewhere about BC 350. To the left, and at the further end of the...
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