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Suetonius, Galba 6.1

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honoribus ante legitimum tempus initis praetor commissione ludorum Floralium novum spectaculi genus elephantos funambulos edidit.

He began to hold public office before the legal age; when he was praetor he put on the games of the Floralia, producing a new kind of spectacle – tightrope-walking elephants.

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March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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