The incorruptible Manlius Curius Dentatus

The Roman consul Manlius Curius Dentatus (-270 BC), tribune of the plebs, proved to be incorruptible during the war against the Samnites, and a hero at the end of it.

O cônsul romano Manlius Curius Dentatus (-270 aC), tribuno da plebe, mostrou-se incorruptível durante a guerra contra os Samnitas e herói no final da mesma.

Johann Georg Platzer (1704-1761)-‘Curius Dentatus and the samnites’-oil on copper    Dresden-Gemäldegalerie Alte Meisters

Jan Steen (ca 1625-1679)-‘Manlius Curius Dentatus and the samnite ambassadors’-oil on panel

Jacopo Amigoni (1682-1752)-‘Curius Dentatus refusing wealth in favour of a turnip’    The Hague (Den Haag)-Museum Bredius

Govert Teuniszoon Flinck (1615-1660)-‘Curius Dentatus preferring turnips to gold’-oil on canvas-1656    Amsterdam-Koninklijk Paleis

Hieronymus Hess (1799-1850)-‘Manlius Curius Dentatus and the samnite ambassadors’

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