A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire
Excerpt from Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire The booty found in the captured city was immense: ... Show synopsis Excerpt from Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire The booty found in the captured city was immense: besides the money in the royal treasury, which was set apart for the coffers of the state, Marcellus carried off many of the works of art with which the city had been adorned, to grace his own triumph and the tem ples at Rome. This was the first instance of a practice which after ward became so general; and it gave great offense not only to the Greeks of Sicily, but to a large party at Rome itself. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.