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Benjamin Bachelier, Nicolas Duffaut, Hélène Montardre

The Fight between Remus and Romulus [Le combat de Rémus et Romulus]

King Numitor of Alba Longa was forced to relinquish his throne to his brother Amulius and to live quietly in his estate. In order to reinforce his rights to the kingdom, the new ruler ordered Numitor’s daughter, Rhea Sylvia, to become a Vestal Virgin, forbidden to marry and have children who could potentially claim the throne. One morning, Rhea Sylvia falls asleep on the shore of a nearby stream. She dreams of a great and handsome warrior. When she comes back to the temple, she tells (...)


YEAR: 2015