Ab excessu divid Marci
The temple of Vesta, too, went up in flames on this occasion, exposing the statue of Pallas to view.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Heriodianus: History of the Empire (Volume I: Books 1-4), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 454, translated by C.R. Whittaker, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1969, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.