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Secʹular Games

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Those held by the Romans only once in a century. While the kings reigned they were held in the Campus Martius, in honour of Pluto and Proserpine, and were instituted in obedience to the Sibylline verses, with the promise that “the empire should remain in safety so long as this admonition was observed.”

“Datē, quæ precāmur

Tempʹore sacro

Quo Sibyllini monuēre versus.”


Horace: Carmen Seculare, A.U.C., 737.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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