Livy, Summaries

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Livy

centuri]onem, cuius vim passa erat, aurum ad <se> mittendam] poscentem occidit caputque eius ad virum reportavit.] Campanis conubium datum e[s]t. Inter Achae]os et Lacedaemonios cruenta [pr]oelia. a.u.c. 566M. Messala C. L]ivio Salinatore coss. pretiosa p]raeda ex Gallograecia per Thra[eciam avecta. L. M]inucius Myrtilus et L. Manliu[s dediti legat]is Carthaginiensium, qui pulsati eran]t. a.u.c. 567M. Lepido C. Fl]aminio coss. P. Scipio] Africanus a Quintis Petillis die dicta in Li]terninum1 abit. Qui ne revocaretur, Gracchus t]rib. pl. intercessit. L. Cornelius col. IIScipio dam[natus furti crim]ine.2

Liber XXXIX

Per C. Flami[nium M. Aemiliu]m coss. Ligures perdomiti. V[iae Flaminia e]t Aemilia munitae sunt. Latinorum [xii milia hom]inum coacta ab Roma re[dire. Manlius cu]m de Gallograecis in[temperate triumf]ar[et, pe]cunia quae trans[lata erat, priva]tis p[e]r[s]oluta. a.u.c. 568Sp. Postum<i>o [Q. Marcio co]ss. Hispala Fa[ecenia meretric]e et pupillo Aebutio, qu[em T. Sempronius] Rutilus tutor et ma[ter Duronia ci]rcumscribserant, indicium re[ferentibus Ba]ccha[n- alia subla[ta in Italia. His]pani subacti. At[hletarum cert]amina primum a Fuflvio Nobilior]e edita. Gallis in Ital[iam profectis Ma]rcellus p]ersuasit [ut domum redire]nt. L. Cornelius
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Summaries

who had assaulted her, when he demanded gold for her release; and she carried his head back to her husband. The Campanians were given the right to intermarry with Romans. Bloody battles took place between the Achaeans and the Spartans.

In the consulship of Marcus Messala and Gaius Livius b.c. 188 Salinator, the valuable booty from Galatia was brought off by way of Thrace. Lucius Minucius Myrtilus and Lucius Manlius were surrendered to the Carthaginian envoys whom they had struck.

In the consulship of Marcus Lepidus and Gaius b.c. 187 Flaminius, Publius Scipio Africanus went into exile at Liternum after a day for his trial had been set by the Quinti Petillii. Gracchus, a tribune of the people, vetoed his being summoned back. Lucius Cornelius Scipio was condemned on a charge of embezzlement.

Book XXXIX

The Ligurians were brought to subjection by Consuls Gaius Flaminius and Marcus Aemilius. The Flaminian and Aemilian roads were built.1 Twelve thousand Latin persons were compelled to return home from Rome. When Manlius celebrated an extravagant triumph over the Galatians, the money which was carried in the procession was entirely paid out to individuals.

In the consulship of Spurius Postumius and Quintus b.c. 186 Marcius, on evidence given by Hispala Faecenia, a courtesan, and Aebutius, a ward, against whom his guardian Titus Sempronius Rutilus and his mother Duronia had plotted, the rites of Bacchus were abolished in Italy. The Spaniards were repressed. Contests of athletes were presented for the first time by Fulvius Nobilior. Marcellus persuaded certain Gauls, who had migrated into Italy, to return home. Lucius Cornelius

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.livy-history_rome_summaries.1959