The Tragedy of Coriolanus The Tragedy of Coriolanus
ReadOasis Step 3 Long ago, there was a great shortage of food in Rome. The summer was extremely dry and the corn crop failed.... The Tragedy of Coriolanus

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Long ago, there was a great shortage of food in Rome. The summer was extremely dry and the corn crop failed. There was no bread in the city. The people were very hungry, and there was not enough food for everyone to live.

Coriolanus By Nicolas Poussin 1652

One day some ships arrived from another country. Everyone was very happy. These ships were loaded with corn. Here was food enough for all. The rulers of the city came together. They had to decide what to do with the corn.

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