Manlius Torquatus

(Titus Manlius Torquatus)

d. 384 BC

Consul who slew his son for a minor disobedience.

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Book Links
Manlius of the Twisted Chain  in  Stories From Livy  by  Alfred J. Church
Formidable Neighbours  in  Stories from Ancient Rome  by  Alfred J. Church
Disaster at the Caudine Forks  in  The Story of the Romans  by  H. A. Guerber
Manlius Torquatus  in  Famous Men of Rome  by  John H. Haaren & A. B. Poland
Dream of the Two Consuls  in  The Story of Rome  by  Mary Macgregor
Anecdotes of the Latin and Samnite Wars  in  Historical Tales: Roman  by  Charles Morris

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The son of Torquatus, provoked by the taunts of the Latin champion, rode out from the ranks.
 in Stories from Ancient Rome

The youth laid the arms he had taken from his foe at his father's feet.
 in The Story of Rome