See also Mommsen's History of Rome, vol.
The best MS. is the Heidelberg MS., written in Germany, probably in the 8th century; but this perished in the fire at Mommsen's house.
4 A useful compendium of Greek and Turkish ornithology by Drs Kruper and Hartlaub is contained in Mommsen's Griechische Jahrzeiten for 1875 (Heft III.).
It must suffice to say that the earliest examples are only to be distinguished from the mural decorations employed by their pagan contemporaries (as seen at Pompeii and r Mommsen's chosen example of an ancient burial-chamber, extending itself into a catacomb, or gathering subterranean additions round it till a catacomb was established, is that of the cemetery of St Domitilla, traditionally identified with a granddaughter of Vespasian, and the catacomb of Santi Nereo ed Achilleo on the Appian and Ardeatine way.
Greenidge, Infamia in Roman Law (1894), where Mommsen's theory is criticized; E.
Mommsen's remarks on the local neglect of antiquities in Corp. Inscr.
Among critical estimates of Terence may be mentioned Sainte-Beuve's in Nouveaux lundis (3rd and 10th of August 1863), and Mommsen's in the History of Rome, book iv., chapter xiii.
Horace was born here, the son of a freedman, in 65 B.C. It remained an important place under the Empire as a station on the Via Appia, though Mommsen's description of it (Corp. Inscr.
See Mommsen's appendix to vol.
See Mommsen's appendix to his Roman History (vol.
Mommsen's interpretation (Staatsrecht, iii.
(Freiburg, 1893), for Municipal Laws and references to Mommsen's commentary in C.I.L.; E.
Haverfield, The Romanization of Roman Britain (Oxford, 1906), and his articles in the Victoria County History; also the chapter in Mommsen's Roman Provinces; and an article in the Edinburgh Review, 1899.
Mommsen's first attempt at dealing with the inscriptions and the language attained solid, if not very numerous, results, chief of which were the genitival character of the endings - aihi and ihi; and the conjunctional value of in91 (loc. cit.
Mommsen's Die unteritalischen Dialekte (1850) is not without value even now.
A careful study of the fragments does not justify Mommsen's glowing account.
198, with Mommsen's commentary; A.