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Lars Porsena

or, The future of swearing and improper language.

by Robert Graves

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Published by Martin Brian and O"Keefe Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swearing.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London, Kegan, Paul, French, Trubner, 1927.

    Other titlesFuture of swearing and improper language.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT3080 .G7 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5321852M
    ISBN 10085616030X
    LC Control Number72172363
    OCLC/WorldCa1429169

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Lars Porsena book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Equal parts history and absurdity, this tongue-in-cheek treatise lament /5. Lars Porsenna was the semi-legendary Etruscan king of Chiusi who famously attacked and probably occupied Rome c.

BCE when the city had just exiled its last king and was moving towards becoming a republic. His extravagant tomb is described by Pliny but has never been found.

Details of the early life of Lars Porsenna (also spelt Larth Porsina), his accession, and even Lars Porsena book dates of his reign. Other articles where Lars Porsena is discussed: Gaius Mucius Lars Porsena book conquest by the Etruscan king Lars Porsena.

According to the legend, Mucius volunteered to assassinate Porsena, who was besieging Rome, but killed his victim’s attendant by mistake. Brought before the Etruscan royal tribunal, he declared that he was one of noble youths who had sworn to take the king’s. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Graves, Robert, Lars Porsena, or, The future of swearing and improper language.

London: K. Paul, Trench. Lars Porsena: On the Future of Swearing (Oneworld Classics) Hardcover – September 1, by Robert Graves (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Graves Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Cited by: 8. Lars Porsena of Closium By the Nine Gods he swore That the great house of Tarquin Whilst recently watching a Sci Fi film there was a brief glimpse of an ancient poetry book opened to show a couple of verses of this poem.

I recognised the words, and although I have never even thought of them since my school days, I felt obliged to look up. The Tomb of Lars Porsenna at Clusium and its Religious and Political Implications summarizes fifty years of studies in Etruscology and deals not only with the first scientific proof for the probable location of what may have been the largest edifice in antiquity, and the role Lars Porsenna very likely played in the development of the persona of the Roman emperor, but it also reopens the Reviews: 1.

Verses 1‑12 Lars Porsena of Clusium summons a force from Etruria and Umbria to attack Rome and restore Tarquin to the throne. Men come from far and wide to join the army of Porsena. Verses 13‑20 Romans in the countryside flee to Rome.

The Senate meets. III. Verses 21‑33 Porsena’s forces gather outside Rome. The hated Sextus is seen. LP (illustrator). GRAVES, Robert. LARS PORSENA, Or, The Future of Swearing and Improper Language.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., (). Second edition, revised (three months after first edition).

There is very faint offsetting to the endpapers and a few spots of foxing to the fore-edge, with an ink name on the front flyleaf. Lars Porsenna was king of Clusium, an Etruscan town north of Rome. He was approached for help by Tarquin Superbus after he had been exiled from Rome.

Porsenna agreed to raise an army and march against Rome, but he was held back by several heroic Romans. Eventually he treated with the Romans, and Tarquin was not restored to power. top-line: Resist imperialism. die in style; get buried in yet greater style.

Disappear. the tomb of Etruscan king lars porsena does not exist, though imaginations of it do. that is to say, the final resting place of lars porsena is not known; though many have written about what it looked like, or might have looked like.

to say that they have done this without a shred of evidence is an. Publius Horatius Cocles was an officer in the Roman Army who famously defended the only bridge into Rome against an attack by Lars Porsena and King Tarquin, as recounted in Lesson #8 in the Plenary Study Guide: Plutarch’s Life of Publicola.

There is a very famous poem about this event called “Horatius at the Bridge” by Thomas Babington Macauley. Horatius was known for defending one of Rome's most famous bridges, the Pons Sublicius, during the war between Rome and Clusium.

The heroic leader was known for fighting against Etruscan invaders such as Lars Porsena and his invading army.

Horatius was known as a courageous and brave leader of the Roman army. Most widely held works about Lars Porsena Porsenna's invasion, or, Rome preserv'd: a tragedy () Brave Cloelia: retold from the account in The history of early Rome by the Roman historian Titus Livius by Jane Louise Curry (Book).

Who always by Lars Porsena: Both morn and evening stand. Evening and morn the Thirty: Have turned the verses o’er, Traced from the right on linen white: By mighty seers of yore; And with one voice the Thirty: Have their glad answer given: 75 “Go forth, go forth, Lars Porsena,— Go forth, beloved of Heaven.

Go, and return in glory: To. Lars Porsena is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Lars Porsena and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. “LARS Porsena of Clusium By the Nine Gods he swore That the great house of Tarquin Should suffer wrong no more.

By the Nine Gods he swore it, And named a trysting day, And bade his messengers ride forth, East and west and south and north, To summon his array.” ― Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lays of Ancient Rome.

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Lars Porsena: Or, The Future of Swearing and Improper Language Robert Graves Snippet view - Lars Porsena: Or, The Future of Swearing and Improper Language Robert Graves. Lars Porsena (sometimes spelled Lars Porsenna) was an Etruscan king known for his war against the city of Rome.

He ruled over the city of Clusium, sometimes referred to as Clevsin. There are no established dates for his rule, but Roman sources often place it at around BC. Lars Porsena or Lars Porsenna (both: lärz pôr`sənə, pôrsĕn`ə), semilegendary king of Clusium (modern Chiusi) in Etruria, who marched against Rome to reinstate the exiled Tarquinius was said that the heroism of such Romans as Horatius and Scaevola.

“Gaius Mucius Scaevola is a legendary Roman hero who is said to have saved Rome (c. bc) from conquest by the Etruscan king Lars ing to the legend, Mucius volunteered to assassinate Porsena, who was besieging Rome, but killed his victim’s attendant by mistake.The War with Lars Porsena.

Tarquin the proud was not content, however, to see his kingdom slip from him so easily; and the Roman people were soon obliged to fight for the right of governing themselves. Their first trouble came from within the city itself; and this, perhaps, no one had expected.Gaius Mucius Scaevola, legendary Roman hero who is said to have saved Rome (c.

bc) from conquest by the Etruscan king Lars ing to the legend, Mucius volunteered to assassinate Porsena, who was besieging Rome, but killed his victim’s attendant by t before the Etruscan royal tribunal, he declared that he was one of noble youths who had sworn to take the .