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Rupe Tarpea, Rome

3.6
#387 of 523 in Historic Sites in Rome
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  • A mixture of history and legend is encased in the events related to the Cliff Tarpea. It is said that, at the time of the founding of Rome, the hill was conquered by the Sabini thanks to the betrayal of Tarpea...
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  • In the first book of his history of Rome, the historian Tito Livio recounts that the young washer Tarpea, daughter of the commander of the Roman garrison who defended the city during the siege of the Sabini...
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  • 5/5 best way to get executed.
  • Not much to see beyond a wall and a cliff face but the sheer amount of history associated with the site is simply stunning. Imagine the thousands of criminals and martyrs that were flung from those heights... sobering.

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