Reading Guide for Livy pp. 269-end


Who was Spurius Maelius and why was he killed?






What role does Cincinnatus play in Spurius Maelius’ death?  






Who was Gaius Sempronius and what was he accused of?






Who was Postumia?  What was her crime in the eyes of the Romans?







How do the geese on the Capitoline help Marcus Manlius save Rome?  








Why do modern historians compare Camillus to Romulus?  Look closely at his oration at the end of book five. Why, according to Camillus, should the Romans stay at Rome and not rebuild elsewhere?