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Sabines

(sā`bīnz), ancient people of central Italy, centered principally in the Sabine Hills, NE of Rome. Not much dependable information on them can be gathered. They were probably Oscan-speaking and therefore may be classed among the Sabelli. From the earliest days there was a Sabine element in Rome (the story of the rape of the Sabine women to supply wives for the womanless followers of Romulus is a legend explaining this fact); many Roman religious practices are said to have Sabine origins. Rome was involved in numerous wars with the inland Sabines; Horatius is supposed to have defeated them in the 5th cent. B.C., and Marcus Curius Dentatus conquered them in 290 B.C. The Sabines became (268) Roman citizens. The Samnites were possibly a branch of the Sabines.

Sabines

 

(also Sabini), tribes of the Osco-Umbrian-Sabellian branch of the ancient Italici.

The Sabines settled in the region between the Tiber, Aternus, and Anio rivers. Roman authors considered the Sabines, as well as the Samnites, to be descendants of Sabus, the sun god; because of the austere customs of the Sabines, the Romans ascribed to the Sabines either a Spartan or a Persian origin. The Sabines engaged chiefly in land cultivation and in animal husbandry.

Modern researchers consider that the Sabines, who lived on the Quirinal, Viminal, and Esquiline hills of Rome, played an important role in the formation of the Roman nationality (narodnost’). The Sabines are prominent in the legends of the monarchical period in Rome, which by tradition extended from 754/753 B.C. to 510/509 B.C. During the fifth and fourth centuries B.C., those Sabines who had not become part of the Roman state fought against Rome; they were subjugated in 290 B.C. In 268 B.C. the Sabines received full Roman citizenship. The Sabines lost their own language early and were romanized.

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Mrs Sabine died from cancer in October, and the body was discovered three weeks after her death.
Los reportajes de Mandujano se han referido como punto central a los pasivos dejados por Sabines Guerrero; no a mi padre, pues estaria desfasado 30 anos, al igual que tambien Martinez Mendoza, puesto que el libro en comento tiene fecha de 2006.
Salazar Mendiguchia and Sabines Guerrero have one thing in common--they both left the PRI, which had governed Chiapas for generations, for the opportunity to represent a coalition of parties in the Chiapas gubernatorial elections.
Pero hay un gran humor cuando Sabines se deja ir, cuando retoma su curso natural.
Such simple answers are not enough it seems; the boys raise the questions of "indeterminacy of parentage" (118) -- though fathered by the Romans seen on the ground nearby, they might be reclaimed by the Sabines and their mother standing alongside Hersilia on the balcony above.
De ahi a que mi padre, Juan Sabines Gutierrez, haya dicho "la corrupcion somos todos", hay un trecho muy largo, infundado, doloso y falso, por decir lo menos.
Advising young men hopeful of finding willing maidens very different from t he recalcitrant Sabines, Ovid suggests that the theater is the very best place to begin: "Here you will find women to your taste: one for a moment's dalliance, another to fondle and caress, another to have all for your own" (1.
Siempre me dio la impresion de que la poesia de Jaime Sabines se detenia en el borde del abismo de lo sensiblero, de lo cursi, debido quizas a su pasion y sensibilidad desbordadas en el ambito del transcurrir de los asuntos de la vida comun.
Desde el principio, Sabines dirigio el hostigamiento a los colaboradores de su adversario en la contienda electoral de 2006, Jose Antonio Aguilar Bodegas, entre ellos Jose Manuel de la Torre Hernandez, dirigente de la Organizacion Campesina Emiliano Zapata-Region Carranza (OCEZ-RC), a quien recluyo en el penal del Amate acusado de pertenecer a una presunta banda criminal que traficaba con drogas, armas e indocumentados, asi como de la toma ilegal de tierras.
Los mexicanos unidos nos reunimos en torno a Jaime Sabines y lo recordamos.
Denle fuerza sin regateos, haganlo su lider hasta que logren, al final de la jornada, que Juan Sabines Guerrero se convierta en el mejor gobernador de Chiapas
Sabines, en cambio, quiere "alcanzar a la vida en esa recondita sencillez de lo simultaneo".