M. Valerius Martialis
Quaeris iter, dicam. Vicinum Castora canae
transibis Vestae virgineamque domum;
You ask the way? I' ll tell you. You will pass the temple of Castor, close by ancient Vesta, and the house of the Virgins.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from M. Valerius Martialis: Volume I. Spectacles, Books 1-5, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 94, translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1993, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.