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Numa Pompilius

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Numa Pompilius (753–673 BC; reigned 715–673 BC) was the legendary second king of Rome, succeeding Romulus. [1]

52 relations: Ab Urbe Condita Libri, Aemilia (gens), Alba Longa, Ancile, Ancus Marcius, Arnobius, Augur, Augustus, Calpurnia (gens), Celeres, College of Pontiffs, Cures, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Egeria (mythology), Faunus, Fetial, Flamen, Gens, Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, Indigitamenta, Interregnum, Janiculum, Jupiter (mythology), King of Rome, Laconia, Livy, Muses, Numa Marcius, Omen, Parallel Lives, Picus, Pinaria (gens), Plutarch, Pompilia (gens), Pomponia (gens), Pontifex maximus, Prophecy, Pythagoras, Roman mythology, Roman Senate, Romulus, Royal prerogative, Sabines, Salii, Spolia opima, Temple of Janus (Roman Forum), Terminus (god), Titus Tatius, Tullus Hostilius, Valerius Antias, ..., Vegoia, Vestal Virgin. Expand index (2 more) »

Ab Urbe Condita Libri

Livy's History of Rome, sometimes referred to as Ab Urbe Condita, is a monumental history of ancient Rome, written in Latin, between 27 and 9 BC.

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Aemilia (gens)

The gens Aemilia, originally written Aimilia, was one of the greatest patrician families at Rome.

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Alba Longa

Alba Longa (occasionally written Albalonga in Italian sources) was an ancient city of Latium in central Italy, southeast of Rome, in the Alban Hills.

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In ancient Rome, the ancilia (Latin, singular ancile) were twelve sacred shields kept in the Temple of Mars.

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Ancus Marcius

Ancus Marcius (–617 BC; reigned 642–617 BC)"Ancus Marcius" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.

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Arnobius of Sicca (died c. 330) was an Early Christian apologist of Berber origin, during the reign of Diocletian (284–305).

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An augur was a priest and official in the classical Roman world.

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Augustus (Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14.

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Calpurnia (gens)

The gens Calpurnia was a plebeian family at Rome, which first appears in history during the third century BC.

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__NoToC__ The celeres were the bodyguard of the Kings of Rome.

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College of Pontiffs

The College of Pontiffs (Latin: Collegium Pontificum; see collegium) was a body of the ancient Roman state whose members were the highest-ranking priests of the state religion.

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Cures was an ancient Sabine town between the left bank of the Tiber and the Via Salaria, about from Rome.

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Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Διονύσιος Ἀλεξάνδρου Ἁλικαρνασσεύς, Dionysios Alexandrou Halikarnasseus, "Dionysios son of Alexandros of Halikarnassos"; c. 60 BCafter 7 BC) was a Greek historian and teacher of rhetoric, who flourished during the reign of Caesar Augustus.

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Egeria (mythology)

Egeria (Ēgeria) was a nymph attributed a legendary role in the early history of Rome as a divine consort and counselor of Numa Pompilius, the second Sabine king of Rome, to whom she imparted laws and rituals pertaining to ancient Roman religion.

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In ancient Roman religion and myth, Faunus was the horned god of the forest, plains and fields; when he made cattle fertile he was called Inuus.

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A fetial (Latin plural fetiales) was a type of priest in Ancient Rome.

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In ancient Roman religion, a flamen was a priest assigned to one of fifteen deities with official cults during the Roman Republic.

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In ancient Rome, a gens, plural gentes, was a family consisting of all those individuals who shared the same nomen and claimed descent from a common ancestor.

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Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso

Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso (Latin: Cn. Calpurnius Cn. f. Cn. n. Piso, ca. 44 BC/43 BC - AD 20), was a Roman statesman during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius.

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In ancient Roman religion, the indigitamenta were lists of deities kept by the College of Pontiffs to assure that the correct divine names were invoked for public prayers.

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An interregnum (plural interregna or interregnums) is a period of discontinuity or "gap" in a government, organization, or social order.

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The Janiculum (Gianicolo) is a hill in western Rome, Italy.

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Jupiter (mythology)

Jupiter (from Iūpiter or Iuppiter, *djous “day, sky” + *patēr “father," thus "heavenly father"), also known as Jove gen.

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King of Rome

The King of Rome (Rex Romae) was the chief magistrate of the Roman Kingdom.

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Laconia (Λακωνία, Lakonía), also known as Lacedaemonia, is a region in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula.

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Titus Livius Patavinus (64 or 59 BCAD 12 or 17) – often rendered as Titus Livy, or simply Livy, in English language sources – was a Roman historian.

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The Muses (/ˈmjuːzɪz/; Ancient Greek: Μοῦσαι, Moũsai) are the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts in Greek mythology.

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Numa Marcius

Numa Marcius, son of Marcus, was the first Pontifex Maximus of Ancient Rome.

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An omen (also called portent or presage) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change.

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Parallel Lives

Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings, probably written at the beginning of the second century AD.

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Picus was a figure in Roman mythology, was the first king of Latium.

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Pinaria (gens)

The gens Pinaria was one of the most ancient patrician families at Rome.

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Plutarch (Πλούταρχος, Ploútarkhos,; c. CE 46 – CE 120), later named, upon becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, (Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος) was a Greek biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia.

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Pompilia (gens)

The gens Pompilia was a plebeian family at Rome during the time of the Republic.

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Pomponia (gens)

The gens Pomponia was a plebeian family at Rome.

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Pontifex maximus

The Pontifex Maximus or pontifex maximus (Latin, "greatest priest") was the chief high priest of the College of Pontiffs (Collegium Pontificum) in ancient Rome.

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A prophecy is a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to them by a god.

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Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of the Pythagoreanism movement.

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Roman mythology

Roman mythology is the body of traditional stories pertaining to ancient Rome's legendary origins and religious system, as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Romans.

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Roman Senate

The Roman Senate (Senatus Romanus; Senato Romano) was a political institution in ancient Rome.

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Romulus was the legendary founder and first king of Rome.

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Royal prerogative

The royal prerogative is a body of customary authority, privilege, and immunity, recognized in common law and, sometimes, in civil law jurisdictions possessing a monarchy, as belonging to the sovereign and which have become widely vested in the government.

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The Sabines (Sabini; Σαβῖνοι Sabĩnoi; Sabini, all exonyms) were an Italic tribe which lived in the central Apennines of ancient Italy, also inhabiting Latium north of the Anio before the founding of Rome.

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In ancient Roman religion, the Salii were the "leaping priests" (from the verb saliō "leap, jump") of Mars supposed to have been introduced by King Numa Pompilius.

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Spolia opima

The spolia opima ("rich spoils") were the armour, arms, and other effects that an ancient Roman general stripped from the body of an opposing commander slain in single combat.

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Temple of Janus (Roman Forum)

In ancient Rome, the main Temple of Janus as it is often called, although it was not a normal temple, stood in the Roman Forum near the Argiletum.

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Terminus (god)

In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected boundary markers; his name was the Latin word for such a marker.

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Titus Tatius

According to the Roman foundation myth, Titus Tatius was the king of the Sabines from Cures and joint-ruler of Rome for several years.

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Tullus Hostilius

Tullus Hostilius (r. 673–642 BC) was the legendary third king of Rome.

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Valerius Antias

Valerius Antias (1st century BC) was an ancient Roman annalist whom Livy mentions as a source.

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Vegoia (Etruscan: Vecu) is a nymph and/or sibyl within the Etruscan religious framework who is responsible for writing some parts of their large and complex set of sacred books, of initiating the Etruscan people to the arts, originating the rules and rituals of land marking, and presiding over the observance, respect and preservation of boundaries.

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Vestal Virgin

In ancient Rome, the Vestals or Vestal Virgins (Latin: Vestālēs, singular Vestālis) were priestesses of Vesta, goddess of the hearth.

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