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Plutarch, Publicola, 10.4

nanIn the morning, therefore, the Romans saw what had happened, and came flocking together. They were moved to love and admiration by the man’s magnanimity, but were distressed for the house, and mourned for its stately beauty, as if it had been human, now that envy had unjustly compassed its destruction. They were also distressed for their ruler, who, like a homeless man, was now sharing the homes of others. For Valerius was received into the houses of his friends until the people gave him a site and built him a house, of more modest dimensions than the one he had lived in before, where now stands the temple of Vica Pota, Victress Possessor, a name of the goddess of victory, whose temple was at the foot of the Velia ( Livy, ii. 7, 12 ). According to Livy, Valerius was building the house on the Velia, but in order to allay the people’s jealousy, brought the materials to the foot of the hill, and built the house there. so-called.

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brutus,marcus Jenkyns (2013) 185
conspectus,value of Jenkyns (2013) 185
descending Jenkyns (2013) 185
esquiline hill Jenkyns (2013) 185
gaze,downward Jenkyns (2013) 185
hills of rome,political topography Jenkyns (2013) 185
houses,location of wealthy Jenkyns (2013) 185
movement in the city,descending Jenkyns (2013) 185
movement in the city Jenkyns (2013) 185
palatine hill,aristocratic character Jenkyns (2013) 185
patrons,of literature Jenkyns (2013) 185
publicola,valerius Jenkyns (2013) 185
subura Jenkyns (2013) 185
tombs Jenkyns (2013) 185
topography of rome,and politics' Jenkyns (2013) 185
velia Jenkyns (2013) 185