introduction to Roman history, literature and antiquities

being a companion volume to "A Latin reader for matriculation and other students".
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Dionysius of Halicarnassus was born before 53 BCE and went to Italy before 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome while studying the Latin language, collecting material for a history of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities began to appear in 7 BCE.

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