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Quote of the day: The one hope of Rome, Lucius Quinctius,
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Parallel Lives by Plutarchus

Romulus, chapter 10: The Foundation of Rome (cont.)[753 BC]
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Not long after the first foundation of the city, they opened a sanctuary of refuge for all fugitives, which they called the temple of the god Asylaeus, where they received and protected all, delivering none back, neither the servant to his master, the debtor to his creditor, nor the murderer into the hands of the magistrate, saying it was a privileged place, and they could so maintain it by an order of the holy oracle; insomuch that the city grew presently very populous, for, they say, it consisted at first of no more than a thousand houses. But of that hereafter.

Event: The Foundation of Rome