Talk:Tacitus

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I thought it was "Atque ubi COLITUDINUM faciunt pacem appllant.".... JIM JACOBS

I have seen colitudinum occasionally on the Internet, but Lewis and Short's Latin Dictionary and the Loeb Classical Tacitus vol. 1 both spell the word solitudinem and I think this should be accepted as correct.


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  • Abuse, if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated you will be thought to have deserved it.
  • Liberty is given by nature even to mute animals.
  • Great empires are not maintained by timidity.
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