Note 059
From Chapter 53 of the Decline & Fall

Sequiturque nefas Aegyptia conjux (Virgil, Aeneid, viii. 688.).

Yet this Egyptian wife was the daughter of a long line of kings.

Quid te mutavit (says Antony in a private letter to Augustus) an quod reginam ineo? Uxor mea est (Sueton. in August. c. 69.).

Yet I much question (for I cannot stay to inquire) whether the triumvir ever dared to celebrate his marriage either with Roman or Egyptian rites.

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