Archaeologists may have discovered origins of Ancient Rome


Not the Etruscans. Not the Romans. Not Romulus. Not Remus. But something else altogether.

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A ruined 9th century B.C. palace has been excavated in central Rome, shedding important light on a period of European civilisation which, until now, scholars have only been able to tenuously guess at.
“Legend has it that Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by Romulus and Remus, the twin sons of Mars, the god of war, who were suckled as infants by a she-wolf in the woods. Now, archaeologists believe they have found evidence that at least part of that tale may be true”
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The Beginnings of Rome, 753-264 B.C. by T.J. Cornell

Damien DeBarra was born in the late 20th century and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. He now lives in London, England where he shares a house with four laptops, three bikes and a large collection of chairs.