The Period Anterior to the Abolition of the Monarchy
—Ta palaiotera saphos men eurein dia chronou
pleithos adunata ein ek de tekmeirion on epi makrotaton
skopounti moi pisteusai ...
Cneius Fulvius, proconsul, defeated
by Hannibal and slain; the consul, Claudius Marcellus,
engages him with better success. Hannibal,
raising his camp, retires; Marcellus pursues,
Titus Veturius and Spurius Postumius, with their
army, surrounded by the Samnites at the Caudine forks;
enter into a treaty, give six hundred hostages, and
are sent under the yoke. The ...
The German historian and philologist Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) ranks among the greatest of 19th-century historians. Most of his work was devoted to the study of ancient Rome.Theodor Mommsen, the son...