The Early History of Rome: Books I-V - Study Guide Book 4, War & Politics: Chapter 1, War & Politics, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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The edition used to generate this summary is the Penguin Classic. There is no chapter break within the text itself, where there has been such a change in the summary. The Penguin 2002 published form of this work has the change on page 338; this is during the section on 423 - 421 BC. During this time period the Volscians continue to be Rome's 'loyal enemies' as ironic as that sounds. The other main enemy at this time are the Aequians.

Postumia, a Vestal Virgin of Rome raised a stir in the city. She was both outspoken and dressed attractively. At least part of her assertiveness was made under the guise of humor. She was publicly 'remanded'. She was accused of committing sexual crimes; the author through the translator assures readers that she was innocent but that...

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