From Rome, where Coriolanus encamped (Livy ii.
His father was by some said to have been descended from Attius Tullius, the Volscian host of Coriolanus, while spiteful persons declared him to have been a fuller; in any case he was a Roman knight with property at Arpinum and a house in Rome.
Besides the works mentioned he has written incidental music to plays, as, for instance, to Ravenswood, The Little Minister, and Coriolanus; concertos and other works for violin and orchestra, much orchestral music, and many songs and violin pieces.
CORIOLI, an ancient Volscian city in Latium adiectum, taken, according to the Roman annals in 493 B.C., with Longula and Pollusca, and retaken (but see above) for the Volsci by Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, its original conqueror, who, in disgust at his treatment by his countrymen, had deserted to the enemy.
When the people heard about this speech of the rich man, Coriolanus, they were very angry.
Coriolanus made his way to the city of Antium, [Footnote: Antium (_pro._ an'shi um).] which was not far from Rome.
So they welcomed Coriolanus very kindly and made him the general of their army.
Coriolanus began at once to make ready for war against Rome.
Coriolanus pitched his camp quite near to the city.
Coriolanus would not listen to them.
On the last day, the great army which Coriolanus had led from Antium was drawn up in battle array.
Coriolanus was in his tent.
Rome was saved; but Coriolanus could never return to his home, his mother, his wife and children.