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[sal-uh st] /ˈsæl əst/
(Caius Sallustius Crispus) 86–34 b.c, Roman historian. Unabridged
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  • Sallust was born at Amiternum, in the country of the Sabines, and received his education at Rome.

  • So we parted; and I bent my way toward the gardens of Sallust.

    Aurelian William Ware
  • Bert's first knowledge of the other kind of pony was when in the course of his study of Latin he came to read Sallust.

    Bert Lloyd's Boyhood J. McDonald Oxley
  • I had gone three times through the whole of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • At last they came to Sallust's house, in one of the rooms of which was a fresco that hit the Englishman's fancy exceedingly.

  • It is in the Ludovisi quarter, and stands on the very site of the Gardens of Sallust.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • It is called 18the Declamation of Sallust against Cicero, and bears intrinsic evidence that it was written in after years.

    Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Sallust


full name Gaius Sallustius Crispus. 86–?34 bc, Roman historian and statesman, noted for his histories of the Catiline conspiracy and the Roman war against Jugurtha
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