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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... Tiberius did not expel the Jews from Rome. much attached to himself as they were hostile to Sejanus, had done certain things for which they ought to be expelled from Rome and Italy? If we may believe Dion, I. 58, p. 623, A., Sejanus began, in the year 783, when he found that Tiberius had sent Drusus (who Tacitus fays, iv. 36, was, in the year 778, praefect of the city, ) to Rome, to be fearful that a change might take place, in the mind of Tiberius, and, for that reason, prevailed on Cassius Longinus, the colleague of Vinicius, (who, in the year 785, married-Julia, the sister of Drusus, ) to accuse him of something--upxno-izi r/ Xi' avroi.--And in the fame page, B., he fays, that Sejanus contrived, but a little before the beginning of the year 784, to keep his future colleague Tiberius (cunning as Suetonius fays he was) in ignorance of every thing then tranfacting at Rome. But in p. 625, A., he fays, that Sejanus was so vacillating between excessive pride and excessive fear that he could not resolve on attempting any thing. And again, at the bottom of that page, at E., he fays, that he, when he found that Tiberius had made Caius (who, as being the son of Germanicus, was the darling of the people, and who had, as Suetonius fays, iv. 12, been lately married to Junia Claudilla, the daughter of M. Silanus, ) a priest, in the room of his brother Drusus, as well as himself and his son, gave u/i all thought of making a revolution. Consequently if, as Philo fays, Sejanus, in order to accomplish his imposition, persuaded Tiberins to expel the Jews from Rome, it seems pretty clear, by the evidence above adduced, that he must have done it, at least, many months before he was put Non ita multo post Juniam Claudillam M. Silani nobilissimi...
  • ISBN13: 9781230216164
  • Publisher: Theclassics.Us
  • Pubilcation Year: 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00140
Publication DateSeptember 12, 2013
Primary CategoryLiterary Collections/General
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The History of That Inimitable Monarch Tiberius

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