Definition of Tarquin the proud

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).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarquin The Proud

Tarin's space
Tarin's tenia
Tarin's valve
Tariq
Tarkanian
Tarkhun
Tarkingtonian
Tarkovsky
Tarlov's cyst
Tarltonian
Tarn
Tarnier's forceps
Taron
Tarpon atlanticus
Tarquin
Tarquin the Proud
Tarquinius
Tarquinius Superbus
Tarragona
Tarragonan
Tarrietia
Tarrietia argyrodendron
Tarsioidea
Tarsius glis
Tarsius syrichta
Tartan
Tartar
Tartarean
Tartarian
Tartarian honeysuckle

Literary usage of Tarquin the proud

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1. Elements of General History: Ancient and Modern by Millot (Claude François Xavier) (1823)
"... tarquin the proud. It was not to be expected but that Tarquin, YOu-of stained with the blood of the late king, and -Sj^fthe usurping his throne, ..."

2. Political Philosophy by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1861)
"... Comparison with Solon's — Tarquin the Proud — His tyranny — His expulsion— Foundation of the Aristocratic Republic — Fabulous history — Comparison of ..."

3. English Literature from Widsith to the Death of Chaucer: A Source Book by Allen Rogers Benham (1916)
"An old woman, utterly unknown, is said to have come to Tarquin the Proud, ... The outlines of the reign of Tarquin the Proud an- given in Livy (BC 59-AD 17) ..."

4. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"This epoch all but coincides with the epoch when Tarquin the Proud had ruled ... 1 ) According to Livy, Tarquin the Proud captured the throne of Regal Rome, ..."

5. The Roman History, from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth by Nathaniel Hooke (1830)
"That Tarquin the Proud was the son of Tarquin the Elder. ... That Tarquin the Proud was at the head of his army, and fought on horseback in his last battle ..."

6. Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship by James George Frazer (1905)
"... kingship at Rome a patrician revolution—Attempt of Tarquin the Proud to alter succession from female to male line — Roman sovereignty partly hereditary, ..."

7. Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship by James George Frazer (1905)
"... kingship at Rome a patrician revolution—Attempt of Tarquin the Proud to alter succession from female to male line — Roman sovereignty partly hereditary, ..."

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