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The Greek mythologists naturally did not forget Odysseus, for the scene of
several of his adventures had been located by Greek tradition in Italy. In one
legend Romus the son of Odysseus by Circe (the wizard of the Circeian
74), and by a unanimous Roman tradition. The Roman tradition was also in
agreement about the names and sequence of the monarchs : Romulus, Numa
Pompilius, Tullus Hostilius, Ancus Marcius, Tarquinius Pris- cus, Servius Tullius,
The common Roman tradition derived him from the distant city of Clusium in
central Etruria, but in Pliny (ii. 140) his provenance is Vulci. It is not unlikely that
he came from a lesser Clusium near Vulci. (L. Pareti, Stud: etruschi, 1 93 1, pp.
147 ff.) ...
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