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Tarquinius Superbus


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  • Thus, also, when Sextus Tarquinius consulted his father, whom we call Tarquinius Superbus, about the policy he should adopt to the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The claim "mythicists" make about Jesus is no different than the claim that mainstream historians make about Romulus and Remus, Tarquinius Superbus, Hercules or Lycurgus -- that is, that the legend and mythical components of the stories about them are all we have and we cannot excavate a historical core if there is one to be excavated.

    The Problem With Publishing On The Historical Jesus

  • Most notable among this group was Lucretia, whose rape by Sextus Tarquinius, the son of the Roman king Tarquinius Superbus, was the catalyst for the overthrow of monarchical rule in 509 BC and the founding of the Republic on ostensibly democratic principles.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Sabines; Tarquinius Superbus, his son or grandson, built, but could not dedicate it, because he lost his kindom before it was quite finished.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • The first time he went out to the wars, being yet a stripling, was when Tarquinius Superbus, who had been king of Rome and was afterwards expelled, after many unsuccessful attempts, now entered upon his last effort, and proceeded to hazard all as it were upon a single throw.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Tullus lost the kingdom by not knowing how to secure themselves from those whose [thrones] they had usurped, Tarquinius Superbus lost it by not observing the institution of the ancient Kings, as will be shown in the following chapter.


  • His name was Byles; he was the lecturer in Roman History, and his political opinions were founded on those of Coriolanus, not to mention Tarquinius Superbus.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • The death of Tarquinius Priscus caused by the sons of Ancus, and the death of Servius Tullus caused by Tarquinius Superbus, shows how difficult and perilous it is to despoil one of a Kingdom, and leave him alive, even though he should seek to win him over to himself by benefits.


  • The Republic was founded in 505 (509), according to tradition, when the last king, Tarquinius Superbus, was expelled by a revolt of native Roman aristocrats led by L. Junius Brutus.

    e. The Early Republic

  • “And executed his own sons when they tried to bring King Tarquinius Superbus back from exile and restore the monarchy to Rome,” said Caesar.

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