Ex libro VI
et Aequos et Praenestinos prospere gestas continet.
adiectae sunt, Stellatina, Tromentina, Sabatina, Arniensis.
Capitolium a Gallis defenderat, cum obstrictos aere alieno liberaret,
exsolveret, crimine adfectati regni damnatus de saxo deiectus
cuius notam S.C. factum est, ne cui de Manlia gente Marco nomen esset.
L. Sextius tribuni pl. legem promulgaverunt, ut consules ex plebe
-qui ex patribus creabantur- eamque cum magna contentione repugnantibus
patribus, cum idem tribuni pl. per quinquennium soli magistratus
pertulerunt; et primus ex plebe consul L. Sextius creatus est.
Lata est et
lex, ne cui plus quingentis iugeribus agri liceret possidere.
From book 6
It [book 6]
an account of successful wars against the Volscans and Aequans.
voting districts were added, Stellatina, Tromentina, Sabatina, and
VC] When Marcus Manlius, who had defended the Capitol
Gauls, liberated those suffering from debts and paid their debts, he
condemned for the crime of aspiring to monarchy and thrown down from
[Tarpeian] rock. A
decree was made, that no member of the Manlius family was to be called
VC] Two tribunes
of the plebs,
Gaius Licinius and Lucius Sextius, proposed a law that one of the consuls
might be a plebeian - they had [until then] been chosen from the
and this law was after much struggle and in spite of patrician
in which the tribunes were the sole magistrates for five years, finally
accepted; [366 VC] the
first plebeian consul
was Lucius Sextius.
passed, that no one was permitted to possess more than five hundred
Ex libro VII
adiecti sunt, praetura et curulis aedilitas.
laboravit eamque insignem fecit mors Furi Camilli. Cuius
remedium et finis cum per novas religiones quaereretur, ludi scaenici
primum facti sunt.
Cum dies L.
dicta esset a M. Pomponio tribuno pl. propter dilectum acerbe actum et
T. Manlium filium rus relegatum sine ullo crimine, adulescens ipse,
relegatio patri obiciebatur, venit in cubiculum tribuni strictoque
coegit eum in verba sua iurare, se non perseveraturum in accusatione.
missa sunt in praealtam voraginem urbis Romanae. In
eam Curtius armatus sedens equo praecipitavit, et expleta est.
qui patrem a tribunicia vexatione vindicaverat, contra Gallum
aliquem ex militibus Romanis in singulare certamen descendit eique
torquem aureum detraxit, quem ipse postea tulit, et ex eo Torquatus
Pomptina et Publilia.
lege lata damnatus est, quod plus quingentis iugeribus agri possideret.
M. Valerius tribunus militum Gallum,
a quo provocatus erat, insidente galeae corvo et unguibus rostroque
infestante occidit et ex eo Corvi nomen accepit,
anno, cum annos XXIII haberet, ob virtutem creatus est.
Amicitia cum Carthaginiensibus iuncta
Campani cum a Samnitibus bello urgerentur,
auxilio adversus eos a senatu petito, cum id non impetrarent, urbem et
agros populo R. dediderunt. Ob
quam causam ea, quae populi R. facta essent, defendi bello adversus
placuit. Cum ab Aulo Cornelio
cos. exercitus in locum iniquum deductus in magno discrimine esset, P.
Deci Muris tribuni militum opera servatus est. Qui
occupato colle super id iugum, in quo Samnites consederant, occasionem
consuli in aequiorem locum evadendi dedit; ipse ab hostibus
Cum milites Romani, qui Capuae in
praesidio relicti erant, de occupanda ea urbe conspirassent et detecto
consilio metu supplici a populo R. defecissent, per M. Valerium Corvum
dictatorem, qui consilio suo eos a furore revocaverat, patriae
Res praeterea contra Hernicos et
Gallos et Tiburtes et Privernates et Tarquinienses et Samnites et
prospere gestas continet.
From book 7
VC] Two new magistracies were created, the praetorship
and the curulian aedileship.
from a plague, and the most important man to die was [Marcus] Furius
best remedy and the end of the plague were found in a new religious
and for the first time a theatrical festival was organized.
VC] When Lucius Manlius was summoned to appear at court
of the plebs Marcus Pomponius because he had harshly conducted the levy
and had sent his own son Titus Manlius to the country, although he had
done nothing wrong, the young man himself, whose relegation was being
against his father, entered the bed room of the tribune with his sword
drawn, and forced him to swear in words he dictated him not to continue
VC] At this time, many precious objects were thrown into
chasm in the city of Rome. Armed
and seated on his horse, Curtius jumped into it, and it closed again. [More...]
VC] The young Titus Manlius, who had relieved his father
by the tribunes, fought against a Gaul who had challenged any Roman
to a duel; having overcome his opponent, Manlius took his golden
which he was to carry afterwards, and he was therefore surnamed Torquatus.
VC] Two new districts were created, Pomptina and
was condemned because he had broken the law which forbade people to own
more than five hundred iugera of land
[350 VC] Military
tribune Marcus Valerius killed a Gaul, by whom he had been challenged,
while a raven perched on the Roman's crest and attacked his opponent
his beak and talons; therefore, Valerius accepted the surname Corvus,
the raven. Because of his valor, he was made consul in the next year,
he was twenty-three.
[348 VC] A
treaty of friendship was concluded with Carthage.
[343 VC] The
Campanians, who were hard pressed by the Samnites in a war, asked the
for help against them, and when they did not receive it, they
their towns and country to the Roman people. Because
of this and to defend that what was Roman, it was decided to go to war
against the Samnites. When consul
Aulus Cornelius had led his army into a difficult position and was in
danger, it was saved by the valor of military tribune Publius Decius
occupied a hill above the pass that had been blocked by the Samnites,
offered the consul an opportunity to withdraw to a more favorable
and although Decius was encircled by enemies, he broke through.
[342 VC] When
Roman soldiers, who had been left as garrison in Capua, conspired to
the city and, fearing punishment when their crime was detected,
from the Roman people, they were brought to their senses by dictator
Valerius Corvus, who restored them to their country.
It [book 7] also contains accounts
of successful wars against the Hernicians, Gauls, Tiburtines,
Tarquinians, Samnites, and Volscians.