• Cincinnatus was ploughing his four jugera of land upon the Vaticanian Hill, the same that are still known as the Quintian Meadows, when the messenger brought him the dictatorship, finding him, the tradition says, stripped to the work.

    Pliny the Elder (2015). “Delphi Complete Works of Pliny the Elder (Illustrated)”, p.845, Delphi Classics
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