Horatius Cocles


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Horatius Cocles

(hɒˈreɪʃɪəs ˈkəʊkliːz)
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(Biography) a legendary Roman hero of the 6th century bc, who defended a bridge over the Tiber against Lars Porsena
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7), the Thracian custom of mourning births and celebrating deaths (2.6.12), Mucius Scaevola with his hand in the fire (3.3.1), Regulus returning to Carthage (1.1.14), and Horatius Cocles on the bridge (3.2.1).