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  • The fragments indicate the great 'variety of subjects discussed: the origin of the appeal to the people (provocatio); the use of elephants in the circus games; the wearing of gold rings; the introduction of the olive tree; the material for making the toga; the cultivation of the soil; certain details as to the lives of Cicero and Terence.
  • With the toga) it was necessary to wear the calceus, which had various forms by which classes were distinguished, e.g.
  • Although not sacrosanct, they had the right of sitting in a curule chair and wore the distinctive toga praetexta.
  • When the toga went out of use as an article of everyday wear, the pallium, i.e.
  • Donatus states in his life of Virgil, a work also based on the lost work of Suetonius, that Lucretius died on the same day on which Virgil assumed the toga virilis, that is, in the seventeenth year of Virgil's life, and on the very day on which he was born, and adds that the consuls were the same, that is Cn.
 

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