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Gaius Sallustius Crispus, usually anglicised as Sallust (86 BC – c. 35 BC) was a Roman historian, politician, and novus homo from a well-known plebeian family. Sallust was born at Amiternum in the country of the Sabines and was a popularis, opposer of the old Roman aristocracy throughout his career, and later a partisan of Julius Caesar. Sallust is the earliest known Roman historian with surviving... more »

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  • Instead of this we have luxury and avarice; public indigence side by side with private opulence; we glorify wealth and pursue idleness; between the worthy and the unworthy we make no distinction; all ...
    Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, LII.
  • ''Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond words, they are not to be despised.''
    Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, III.
  • ''It was his aim to be, rather than to appear, good.''
    Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, LIV.
  • ''Greedy of praise, lavish of money.''
    Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, VII.
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