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📣 Exceptional discovery from the excavations at the Curia-Comitium (#RomanForum) [THREAD ⬇️]

An underground chamber has re-emerged next to the Curia-Comitium complex with a tuff sarcophagus of about 1.40 m in length, associated with a circular element, probably an altar. Underground burial chamberTuff sarcophagus of about 1.40 m in length
@dariofrance @museitaliani @_MiBACT @alfonsrusso @rogueclassicist @pompei79 @DariusAryaDigs The context situated below the staircase leading to the #Curia, built in the 1930s, is preserved for its symbolic meaning by the Curia above and coincides with what the sources hand down as the 'post rostra' point (behind the republican Rostra).
@dariofrance @museitaliani @_MiBACT @alfonsrusso @rogueclassicist @pompei79 @DariusAryaDigs Here's where the place of burial of #Romulus is located (according to Varro by the scholiasts of Horace, Epod. XVI). No coincidence that the #LapisNiger, the black stone indicated as a funereal place related to the death of Romulus, is located in axis with the underground chamber
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Na giornata uggiosissima me dà la scusa bona pe' fa la POWERLIST 2019 degli sceneggiatori 🇮🇹

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Tocca vedè se il ruolo da "stampella" dopo le 2 robe #Netflix je starà stretto. Ma che c'è de male, a salva' progetti scritti peggio da altri?

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Was the story of Jesus based on #Romulus, the #Demigod Son of #Mars and the mythical founder of #Rome?
Um, #No, and here is why:
There are various versions of the story of how Romulus came to be. Some says he and his twin #Remus were the sons of Roma, a mythical heroine whom Rome was named after, and a feller named Latinus (I'm from Texas, I can get away with writing "Feller" (meaning "Fellow" to you
Yankees!), while others say that Aneas and Dexithea were his parents. Some have his mother as being a woman named Aemilia.
However, the main version of the tale has him being the son of Mars, the god of war, and Rhea Silvia, a mortal.
According to the Myth, Mars actually (Brace
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