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Annals by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book III Chapter 9: Return of Piso. Arrival at Rome[AD 20]
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Piso, after crossing the Dalmatian sea and leaving his ships at Ancona, went through Picenum and along the Flaminian Road, where he overtook a legion which was marching from Pannonia to Rome and was then to garrison Africa. It was a matter of common talk how he had repeatedly displayed himself to the soldiers on the road during the march. From Narnia, to avoid suspicion or because the plans of fear are uncertain, he sailed down the Nar, then down the Tiber, and increased the fury of the populace by bringing his vessel to shore at the tomb of the Caesars. In broad daylight, when the river-bank was thronged, he himself with a numerous following of dependents, and Plancina with a retinue of women, moved onward with joy in their countenances. Among other things which provoked men's anger was his house towering above the forum, gay with festal decorations, his banquets and his feasts, about which there was no secrecy, because the place was so public.

Event: Return of Piso