Without striking a blow the nobles left the city or went into hiding, and a few days later Rienzi took the title of tribune (Nicholaus, severus et clemens, libertatis, pacis justiciaeque tribunus, et sacre Romane Reipublice liberator).
Wilpert, Le Pitture delle catacombe romane (Rome, 1903), in which all the important frescoes are reproduced in colours, is to be regarded as an addition to the Roma sotterranea.
Marucchi, Le Catacombe romane (Rome, 1903; also translated into French), Manuale di epigrafia cristiana (Milan, 1904); M.
The last-named applied, with an adroit allusion to his birthplace, in the dedication of his Pompee, the line of Virgil: "Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento."
Teodorescu, Poesii populare romane (Bucharest, 1885).