Sallust


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Sal·lust

 (săl′əst) Originally Gaius Sallustius Crispus. 86?-34? bc.
Roman politician and historian known for his account of the conspiracy of Catiline.

Sallust

(ˈsæləst)
n
(Biography) full name Gaius Sallustius Crispus. 86–?34 bc, Roman historian and statesman, noted for his histories of the Catiline conspiracy and the Roman war against Jugurtha

Sal•lust

(ˈsæl əst)

n.
(Caius Sallustius Crispus) 86–34 B.C., Roman historian.
Translations

Sallust

[ˈsæləst] NSalustio
References in classic literature ?
"A man that lives by himself in a place down by the Riverside Road like a toy savings bank--don't you know the things I mean?--called Sallust's House, says there is a right of way through our new pleasure ground.
An' him that lives in Sallust's hoos, he's there, hoddin''em on."
"There's two police," said the old man, "an' him that lives at Sallust's dar'd them stop him.
Lady Brandon, at once suspecting that this was the man from Sallust's House, and encouraged by the loyalty of the crowd, most of whom made way for her and touched their hats, hit the bay horse smartly with her whip and rode him, with a clatter of hoofs and scattering of clods, right at the snuff-colored enemy, who had to spring hastily aside to avoid her.
It conducts to the famous petits appartements of Lord Steyne --one, sir, fitted up all in ivory and white satin, another in ebony and black velvet; there is a little banqueting-room taken from Sallust's house at Pompeii, and painted by Cosway--a little private kitchen, in which every saucepan was silver and all the spits were gold.
Two of these digressions - the first and third - where they are discussed at all in recent commentaries, continue to be thought to have little material relevance to Sallust's theme.
In recognition of the sensitivity of the case in which a white man in a paramilitary position faced the death penalty for manslaughter of a captive Khoikhoi, he begins with a quotation from Caesar's defence of the Catilinarian conspirators as recounted by Sallust (Cat.
Among their topics are the law that Catullus passed, Livy and Cicero's De Domo Sua, rhetoric and history in Sallust's Coniuratio Catilinae 51, and Cato's opposition to Caesar in 59 BC.
Half-sister to winners Bon Retour (by Sallust) and Sharp Thistle (by Sharpo; 4th in Gr3).
Everson emphasizes the presence and significance of a continuing tradition in Italy of epic in Latin as well as the concept of imitatio, focusing her discussion on Virgil's Aeneid, Statius' The baid, Lucan's Pharsalia, and Ovid's Metamorphoses, works which, together with those by Livy, Sallust, and Homer, can be considered as "possible source models" (90) of authors of romance epics and which most probably provided the groundwork for Petrarch's Africa and Boccaccio's Teseida.
Sallust, for instance, carefully differentiated between the naked lust for power of the Athenians and Spartans and the "noble quest for fame and honor characteristic of the leaders of the Roman republic in its heyday" (164).
Cicero and Sallust relate probably the most memorable of these descriptions: Agitabatur magis magisque in dies animus ferox inopia rei familiaris et conscientia scelerum, quae utraque eis artibus auxerat quas supra memoravi.