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Tatius

[tey-shuh s]
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noun Roman Legend.
  1. a Sabine king who, following the rape of the Sabine women, attacked Rome and eventually ruled with Romulus.
Also Titus.
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Historical Examples

  • To them Tatius and the Sabines seemed to proceed somewhat dilatorily.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

    Titus Livius

  • After making an agreement with Tatius, she opened a gate at night and let in the Sabines.

  • He brought home the body of Tatius, and buried it honourably.

  • It is euidently knowen that Tatius, not onely being a stranger but also an ennemy, was made king.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter

  • After five years Tatius was killed in a quarrel, and Romulus became sole king.


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