The Precarious Fates of Rome’s Vestal Virgins

December 28, 2019 - General
The Tuccia Vestal by Louis Hector Leroux (1874) (Public Domain)

The fate of Rome depended upon the chastity of the Vestal virgins and their transgressions could lead to live entombment.  In the first century BC, Marcus Licinius Crassus


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