The Rise and Fall of Vejovis, Etruscan God of Criminals, Slaves and Fighters

January 30, 2019 - General
Gladiators after the fight, José Moreno Carbonero (1882) Museo del Prado.

In 1939, an excavation underneath Piazza del Campidoglio discovered an almost completely obscured ancient Roman building. This ancient Roman building is identified as the temple of Vejovis, one of the oldest of the Roman gods. In the same area, an asylum was also found.


Source: origins

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