Tullus Hostilius in Roman Biography
Tul'lus Hos-til'i-us, third King of Rome, succeeded
Numa Pompilius in 673 B.C. He carried on a war against
the Albans, in which occurred the celebrated combat
between the Horatii and Curiatii, and which ended in
the conquest of Alba. He was a very warlike king.
According to tradition, he was killed by lightning about
See Gkbauhr, "Tullus Hostilius," 1720 ; Schoemann,
ftertatio critica de Tullo Hostilio," 1847.