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Horatius Cocles


                                            Horatius was a Roman warrior who went down alone to save Rome. He faught

                             off the entire Etruscan army on a bridge and then went down with the bridge to

                            stop the oncoming invasion.
The stories after his fall differ. Some say that he swam to safety

                            even though he was in full armor. Others say he died for his country. Either way his strength

                             and allegiance became an example for all Romans to follow.
 


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                                                                                                            Bibliography

                                                            Kellscraft Studio. "Horatius- How He Kept the Bridge" Stories from Roman History.                                                                                                                               http://www.kellscraft.com/romanhistorych2.html