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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 III Chapter 19: The Terentilian Law -- Fresh Troubles.
Hor Book IV Chapter 19: The Revolt of Fidenae (Cont.)
Hor Book XXI Chapter 10: Hanno wants peace with Rome
Hor Book XXIV Chapter 21: The murderers try to get the power in Syracuse
Stn Tiberius Chapter 75: Death of Tiberius. Reaction of the people.
Note regarding Manes:
"The pure, the bright, the good." They were thought of as disembodied spirits, immortal as the gods. Their dwelling was in the depths of the earth, from which at certain seasons they emerged and flitted in circles beneath the moon. Their position in Roman mythology might possibly be understood as pointing to a prehistoric ancestor-worship. On epitaphs they are described as "the Divine Manes."