20. Study Questions Copy

He uses the historic present: advocantur…habetur….praetermittitur. He uses it later on as well: redditiur…proficiscitur.

The slaves reveal nothing under torture.

It is not because she cannot discover the reason for the death of Oppianicus, but rather she is annoyed that she cannot use this information to attack and condemn her son.

Nicostratus is returned to Oppianicus the Younger. Sassia returns to Larinum. She sets up Strato as an apothecary (which is a bit odd, considering she has been accusing him of poisoning her husband).


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