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Vestal Virgin History

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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Could women in Ancient Rome hold any power?
The Vestal Virgins (who kept the sacred fire of Rome burning) were of particularly high status.
Acta Diurna: V – Ides of March: Remembering Gaius Julius Caesar
At the behest of his mother's family and the Vestal Virgins, Sulla let Caesar go, albeit reluctantly. Fearing for his safety in Rome, Caesar ... This marked a turning point in the history of Gaul, as it fell deeper into Roman hands.
5 Historical Beliefs About Female Virginity That Seem Absolutely Crazy Today
Virgins have held a seriously high status in most societies throughout history. For example, the Vestal Virgins of Rome tended the fire of Vesta and performed sacred rites for the empire.
Mary Beard's 'SPQR' and Tom Holland's 'Dynasty'
For Beard, the autocracy of the emperors “represented, in a sense, an end of history.” It certainly ...
7 surprising Ancient Rome facts
The boys' mother, Rhea Silvia, had been forced into becoming a Vestal Virgin (priestesses who attended to the sacred fire of Vesta) by the usurper Amulius. Rhea Silvia ...

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