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List of used abbreviations:
Agr:
Ann:
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Hor:
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Tacitus' Agricola.
Tacitus' Annals.
The Deeds of the Divine Augustus
De Bello Gallico, by Julius Caesar
Tacitus' Germania.
The Goths, by Jordanes.
Histories, by Tacitus.
History of Rome, by Livy.
Mispogon by Julian
New Testament.
Metamorphosis by Ovid.
Parallel lives by Plutarch.
Suetonius 12 Caesars
Virgil Aeneid.
Hor Book I Chapter 18: Numa Pompilius elected King.
Hor Book II Chapter 56: The Publilian Law
Hor Book III Chapter 17: Speech of Publius Valerius.
Note regarding Templum:
In taking auspices, the augur or magistrate marked out a rectangular space by noting certain objects, trees or what not, within which the desired signs were to appear, and tracing a corresponding area mentally in the sky. The spot where he took his station, the auguraculum, was also a small rectangular space; each of these was called a "templum." All important magisterial acts were preceded by auspices, and the word "templum" was extended to denote the position occupied by the magistrate, such as the senate-house, the platform from which the Assembly was addressed, etc.