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Sallust

[sal-uh st] /ˈsæl əst/
noun
1.
(Caius Sallustius Crispus) 86–34 b.c, Roman historian.
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  • I had gone three times through the whole of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus.

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  • It is in the Ludovisi quarter, and stands on the very site of the Gardens of Sallust.

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  • Barclay's preface and dedication are omitted, as well as the Latin of Sallust.

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  • Hard.; and for general illustrations, the notes of Wasse on Sallust, Cat.

  • The Fabrician dungeons are not more gloomy than the gardens of Sallust are now.

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  • So we parted; and I bent my way toward the gardens of Sallust.

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  • If I were Sallust, I would have some grief or another every day.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sallust

Sallust

/ˈsæləst/
noun
1.
full name Gaius Sallustius Crispus. 86–?34 bc, Roman historian and statesman, noted for his histories of the Catiline conspiracy and the Roman war against Jugurtha
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