Dentatus sentence example
- Curius Dentatus, who in 272 B.C. first opened an artificial channel by which the greater part of the Lacus Velinus in the valley below Reate was drained.
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- The agricultural classes and the old landlords of the equestrian order (Cincinnatus, Curius Dentatus, Serranus and the Elder Cato) are to him the pillars of the state; and he bitterly laments the decline of agriculture in Italy (xviii.
- DENTATUS, MANIUS CURIUS, Roman general, conqueror of the Samnites and Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, was born of humble parents, and was possibly of Sabine origin.Advertisement
- He is said to have been called Dentatus because he was born with his teeth already grown (Pliny, Nat.
- With the proceeds of the spoils of the war Dentatus cut an artificial channel to carry off the waters of Lake Velinus, so as to drain the valley of Reate.
- In 275, after Pyrrhus had returned from Sicily to Italy, Dentatus (again consul) took the field against him.
- Dentatus celebrated a magnificent triumph, in which for the first time a number of captured elephants were exhibited.
- Dentatus was looked upon as a model of old Roman simplicity and frugality.Advertisement
- Dentatus Titanium Posts - Surface treated for improved retention.
- Dentatus was consul for the third time in 274, when he finally crushed the Lucanians and Samnites, and censor in 272: In the latter capacity he began to build an aqueduct to carry the waters of the Anio into the city, but died (270) before its completion.
- Ceanothus Dentatus - an elegant little evergreen shrub, rarely higher than about 3 feet.