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AGRIPPA MENENIUS LANATUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 128 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AGRIPPA MENENIUS LANATUS, Roman patrician and statesman, consul 503 B.C. On the occasion of the first secession. of the people to the Sacred Mount, Agrippa, who was-known to be a man of moderate views, was one of the commissioners empowered by the senate to treat with the seceders. On this occasion he recited the well-known fable of the belly and the members. Livy U. 16, 32, 33; Dion. Halic. v. 44-47; vi. 49-88, 96; VOL Max. iv. 4, 2.
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