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re washed ashore and suckled by the she-wolf (Varro, LL v. 54; Serv. Aen. viii. 90; Fest. 270, 27 ; Plin. NH xv. 77; Plut. Rom. 4). Tradition said (see above) that this tree was removed by the augur Attus Navius and thenceforth stood on the Comitium. Ovid (Fast. ii. 411 ff.) states that only vestigia remained on the original spot in his day, but Livy, in telling the story of the twins, writes (i. 4): ubi nunc ficus Ruminalis est. Elsewhere (x. 23. 12) he says that the Ogulnii, aediles in 296 B.C., erected a monument that represented the twins and wolf, ad ficum ruminalem. It is possible that the site continued to be called ficus Ruminalis, after the tree itself had disappeared (HJ 38; RE vi. 2147-2148). Ruminalis, according to one view, is to be connected with Ruma, The evidence, however, is insufficient: for the late brick-stamp (CIL ix. 6083. 30) is susceptible of another interpretation-C. Sext(ili) Romaei Tusci. Corssen, followed by Guidi (BC 1881, 63, 73; cf. Serv. Aen. viii. 6