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Rhēa , ae, f., old Italian name. Thus, Rhea Silvia, daughter of Numitor and mother of Romulus and Remus, Liv. 1, 3; Flor. 1, 1, 1; Prud. adv. Symm. 1, 174 (cf. Verg. A. 1, 276).—Hence comes the name of the fabled priestess Rhea in Verg. A. 7, 659.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 1.276
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 7.659
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 3
    • Florus, Epitome Rerum Romanorum, 1.1.1
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