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Mitridati quippe, diuturno atque sumptuoso et discriminibus variis pendulo adversus Romanos bello laboranti, esto illi barbarico more coniuges alie et concubine plurime forent, amoris eximii facibus incensa, seu regiones amplissimas peragranti, seu certamina ineunti, seu transfretationes paranti, semper fuit fidissima et inseparata comes.
Bruni, 1996, 514: "Tempora quibus Athenis fuit inquieta porro difficiliaque fuere, primo ob timorem Alexandri post Thebas eversas civesque expostulatos, mox ob Antipatri suspitiones atque certamina.
The ancient spectacles and certamina merited emulation as providing spurs to competing poets, orators, and artists, offering opportunities to them to acquire personal honor by stimulating a new and higher perfection in their individual performances.