The greatest happiness is to scatter your enemy, to drive him before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters. — Ghengis Khan

Stories from Ancient Rome - Alfred J. Church



This short book recounts stories of the early days of the kingdom of Rome through Punic Wars. In addition to retelling many of the most famous legendary stories of early republic, the author spends some time explaining how the early Roman government worked, including the roles of consuls, senators, tribunes, priests, and magistrates. The book ends with the Rome's final struggles against Pyrrhus in the south of Italy, and its war to the death with Carthage.

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Manlius Torquatus
THE SON OF MANLIUS TORQUATUS, PROVOKED BEYOND ENDURANCE BY THE TAUNTS OF THE LATIN CHAMPION, RODE OUT FROM THE RANKS.


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