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  • There was no abatement in any part either in vigilance or activity; watches in the city, out-posts before the gates, and guards stationed along the walls: and a justitium was observed for several days (a thing which was necessary in such general confusion).

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Quintius to the city put a termination to the justitium, which lasted only four days.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • After this they returned to Rome; the order for the justitium was discharged.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Sulla himself took refuge in the house of Marius, which was close to the forum, and in order to save his life he was obliged to remove the justitium.

    A Smaller History of Rome

  • To prevent the Tribune from putting these rogations to the vote, the Consuls declared a justitium, during which no business could be legally transacted.

    A Smaller History of Rome

  • But Sulpicius was resolved to carry his point; with an armed band of followers he entered the forum and called upon the Consuls to withdraw the justitium; and upon their refusal to comply with his demand he ordered his satellites to draw their swords and fall upon them.

    A Smaller History of Rome


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