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iniusti miles Amuli, ‘the soldiery of lawless Amulius,’ miles indicating that his lawless power was based on force. Amulius deposed his elder brother Numitor, killed his son Lausus and made his daughter Rea Silvia (Ilia) a vestal virgin. Her sons Romulus and Remus slew Amulius and restored their grandfather, Liv.i. iii.-vii., Fast.III. 9-68.

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    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 3
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