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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.
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Y mas que mal humor, rabia, ira, en "Algo sobre la muerte del mayor Sabines", el poema donde registra la muerte de su padre y donde manda "a la chingada" las lagrimas ...
Whatever else may be said in this regard, Baskins's limited selection of the six literary themes that make up all but the introduction to her book is perhaps telling: Theseus and the Amazons, Dido, Camilla, Hersilia and the Sabine Women, Lucretia, and Virginia.
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.
Con gran sobriedad conceptual, D'Amico condujo la poesia de Sabines por caminos de nerviosa emocion que capturaba la atencion de los espectadores.
Ligurio suggests a means of bringing those who refuse to offer their services to the good of the community, ever needful of perpetuation - the recalcitrant Sabines, the resistant Lucrezia - within the sway of the public space itself.
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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.
!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!", dijo Salazar.
Al rendir homenaje a un chiapaneco universal, compartimos, en la cima de nuestro aprecio, el gran legado que a la cultura y las artes aporto la obra de Jaime Sabines.