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[1] Legendary founder of Rome

The legendary founder of Rome. Perhaps literally 'the Roman'. A possible correspondence between the Etruscan nomen gentile Rumelna (Volsinii, 6th cent. BC: ET Vs 1,35) and the alleged Roman nomen genti…

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Bendlin, Andreas (Erfurt), Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover), Groß-Albenhausen, Kirsten (Frankfurt/Main), Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg) and Küppers, Jochem (Düsseldorf), “Romulus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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