INSCRIPTION: 1st CENTURY BC (Last Century of Republican Rome)

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TURIA: Who is the AUTHOR of this inscription?
VALERIUS MAXIMUS as a funeral Eulogy
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TURIA: What happened the day of Turia's wedding?
She became an ORPHAN as both her PARENTS were murdered together in the COUNTRYSIDE
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TURIA: Where had both the men gone which led to her being left to AVENGE her parents death?
Her Husband (the speaker) had LEFT FOR MACEDONIA and her SISTER'S HUSBAND had gone to the PROVINCE OF AFRICA
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TURIA: What does her Husband say about her AVENGING of her PARENTS?
That "WE COULD NOT HAVE DONE MORE THAN YOU IF WE WERE PRESENT"
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TURIA: Who does her Husband say is the "MOST VIRTUOUS" and why does he mention her?
He says that his wife TURIA has merits in common with the MOST VIRTUOUS LADY - her SISTER
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TURIA: What 3 things did TURIA do after securing the PUNISHMENT OF THE GUILTY?
1) left her home to GUARD HER MODESTY 2) went to the Husband's MOTHERS HOUSE 3) Awaited her HUSBAND'S RETURN
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TURIA: What issue arose?
Her Father's will was invalid because her parents contracted a COEMPITO (sale of a female to a man mainly for marriage)
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TURIA: What did this issue mean?
It would mean TURIA would be placed under the guardianship of the person who pursued the issue and her SISTER would be left with no inheritance as she was under the guardianship of her HUSBAND
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TURIA: How did TURIA react?
She "OFFERED RESISTANCE TO THIS" and believed that the property should be shared. She wanted to defend her FATHERS WORD by SHARING THE INHERITANCE
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TURIA: What happened?
They gave in before her "FIRM RESOLUTION" and she ALONE concluded the case IN DEVOTION to her FATHER and SISTER
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TURIA: What does her HUSBAND say in this speech about marriages?
That is its RARE for a marriage to LAST AS LONG AS OURS without ending in DIVORCE - instead DEATH
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TURIA: How long did their marriage actually last?
40 years
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TURIA: What DOMESTIC VIRTUES does her HUSBAND mention in his EULOGY?
-LOYALTY -OBEDIENCE -AFFABILITY -REASONABLENESS -INDUSTRY IN WOOL WORKING -RELIGION -SOBRIETY OF ATTIRE -LOVE OF RELATIVES -DEVOTION TO FAMILY -LOYALTY 2 HUSB MUM SAME AS OWN -MODEST APPEARANCE -INNUMERABLE MERITS
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TURIA: Who does TURIA's HUSBAND place her death upon?
FATE DECREED YOU SHOULD PROCEED ME
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TURIA: What does the HUSBAND say will be a CONSOLIDATION for him?
"THE PRAISE YOU HAVE WON SO THAT THIS PRAISE WILL BE A CONSOLIDATION FOR ME AND I WILL NOT FEEL TOO MUCH THE LOSS OF WHAT I HAVE CONSECRATED TO IMMORTALITY TO BE REMEMBERED FOREVER"
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TURIA: What does her HUSBAND say he has lost along with TURIA?
"THE TRANQUILLITY OF MY EXISTENCE WHEN I RECALL THE DANGERS THAT THREATENED ME YOU WARDED OFF" "I AM TORMENTED BY GRIEF AND FEAR"
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TURIA: Whats the conclusion to this passage?
That Turia deserved everything but her Husband couldn't give her everything. HE KINDA USES THE SPEECH TO TALK ABOUT ALL THE **** HE DONE IN HIS LIFE THO
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TURIA: What 7 other examples of things did TURIA do that showed her surpassing her PIETAS?
1) sorted out FEMALE DOWRIES 2) sent MONEY AND JEWELS out to HUSBAND when in need 3) begged for her HUSBANDS LIFE 4) Defended THEIR HOME 5) Prepared HUSBANDS HIDING PLACE 6)lay PROSTRATE at LEIDPUS' FEET 7)Offered DIVORCE when couldn't produce
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MURDIA: Who is this speech/EULOGY delivered by?
Her son by her first marriage
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MURDIA: What did she apparently do that was great in terms of FAMILY?
She made all her sons EQUAL HEIRS and gave a BEQUEST to her daughter which shows EQUAL AFFECTION
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MURDIA: What did she apparently do that was great in terms of the HUSBAND?
She asked her current HUSBAND if she could have money for her son from her previous marriage as she wanted to honour the speaker's FATHER'S GENEROSITY "RETURNED TO ME THE PART OF MY INHERITANCE WHICH SHE HAD RECEIVED BY THE DECISION OF HER HUSBAND"
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MURDIA: What does her son say that makes her fulfil ROME as PIETAS?
That she was so "WORTHY" and OBEDIENT and "BELOVED" because of her "JUDGEMENT" that she should be "PRAISED" by her "FELLOW CITIZENS"
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MURDIA: What does her son suggest about all "GOOD WOMEN"?
That they have a "NATIVE GOODNESS"
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MURDIA: What 3 things did she apparently show during "TIMES OF DANGER"?
1) VIRTUE 2) WORK 3) WISDOM
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