Definition of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus
1. Noun. According to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC).
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex
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1. A New Second Latin Book by Frank Justus Miller, Charles Henry Beeson, Harry Fletcher Scott (1916)
"Lucius TARQUINIUS SUPERBUS Lucius Tarquinius Superbus was the seventh and last of the Roman kings. ..."
2. Second Latin Book by Frank Justus Miller (1902)
"... SUPERBUS Lucius Tarquinius Superbus was the seventh and last of the Roman kings. Having obtained the kingdom by his own crime, he was destined to lose ..."
3. The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots (1825)
"Had Livy, in this instance, merely stated, " Inde Lucius Tarquinius Superbus regnare occe- pit," no one would have found much fault with him, ..."
4. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Classical by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"Lucius Tarquinius Superbus succeeded, after an interval, to his grandfather's throne as the seventh and last king. His nickname Superbus, the Proud, ..."