Marcus Curtius
by Erasmus

The young knight, according to legend, rode his horse into an abyss which opened in the forum after the auguries had said that it could be closed only when Rome's greatest treasure was thrown into it (Livy, 7, 6, 5).

Note to My Achievements And Attributes which is Part 2 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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