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The Vestal Virgin

Sir Robert Howard

The Vestal Virgin

or, The Roman Ladies, a tragedy.

by Sir Robert Howard

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Published by Printed for Henry Herringman, sold by R. Bentley, J. Tonson, F. Saunders and T. Bennet in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWritten by the Honourable Sir Robert Howard.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination149-199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16849019M

Sep 13,  · The emperor, Nero, for example, held himself above the law and is known to have raped at least one Vestal Virgin. The family name she bore was Rubria, but that is all we know of her. This gave me ample leeway, as a writer of fiction, to write my novel, Vestal Virgin: Suspense in Ancient Rome. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Oct 23,  · Europe - Vestal Virgin tomb locale? - yipes! I am reading HV Morton's fabulous book on Rome, "A Traveler in Rome" and have come to the part about the Vestal Virgins. Apparently, if . Oct 17,  · Comprehensive and thoroughly up-to-date, this volume offers a brand new analysis of the Vestal Virgins’ ritual function in Roman religion. Undertaking a detailed and careful analysis of ancient literary sources, Wildfang argues that the Vestals’ virginity must be understood on a variety of different levels and provides a solution to the problem of the Vestals’ peculiar legal status in.

Get this from a library! Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, priestesses of ancient Rome. [Molly M Lindner] -- "For more than eleven hundred years, the Vestal Virgins dedicated their lives to the goddess Vesta, protector of the Roman state. Though supervised by a male priest, the Pontifex Maximus, they had. Oct 28,  · In 73 BC, the decision to start a relationship leads Fabia, the most beautiful and sweetest of the Vestal Virgins, to a high risk. She is accused of having broken her vows of chastity and if she is found guilty, the sentence will be a cruel death. No matter what would be the truth or the outcome of the trial, the sacred fire of Vesta will continue burning with its eternal flame.


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Aug 10,  · The Vestal Virgins were venerated priestesses of Vesta, the Roman goddess of the hearth fire (full title: Vesta publica populi Romani Quiritium), and the guardians of the luck of Rome who could intervene on behalf of those in frecklesandhoney.com prepared the mola salsa that was used in all state sacrifices.

Originally, there were 2, then 4 (in Plutarch's time), and then 6 Vestal Virgins. In this way, the Vestal Virgin was not buried alive but was simply sent to a room with some provisions, where she would die a natural death.

The grim procession to this “room” is described in a nineteenth-century book, A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: When condemned by. Apr 06,  · But not by just anyone, since the consecrated flesh of a Vestal Virgin was not to be touched; not even by a Vestal Virgin.

Thus, the same Pontifex that was the only person the Vestal Virgins were to answer to was the only one who could punish frecklesandhoney.com: Dustin Koski. Dec 12,  · Elissa Rubria is a Vestal Virgin--priestess of the sacred flame, a visionary, and one of the most powerful women in Rome.

Vestals are sacrosanct, sworn to chastity on penalty of death, but the emperor, Nero, pursues Elissa, engaging her in a deadly game of wits and sexuality/5(9). ‎In 73 BC, the decision to start a relationship leads Fabia, the most beautiful and sweetest of the Vestal Virgins, to a high risk.

She is accused of having broken her vows of chastity and if she is found guilty, the sentence will be a cruel death, being buried alive. No matter what would. The Vestal Virgin Tuccia (Italian: La Vestale Tuccia) or Veiled Woman (Italian: La Velata) is a larger-than-life marble sculpture created in by Antonio Corradini, a Venetian Rococo sculptor known for his illusory depictions of female allegorical figures covered with veils that reveal the Artist: Antonio Corradini.

Oct 20,  · A fascinating and unique, paranormal mystery. The Last Vestal Virgin is a fascinating, adventurous, and unique paranormal mystery where modern reality mingles with ancient Roman history.

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Peta Greenfield goes back in time to find out. Lesson by Peta Greenfield, animation by Kozmonot Animation Studio. Vestal Virgins (Latin: Vestales) were the priestesses of the Roman goddess of the hearth, Vesta, in the state religion of ancient frecklesandhoney.com varying times there were four to six priestesses employed.

They were the only full-time clergy (collegia) of a Roman deity which attests to the high regard in Author: Joshua J. Mark. C.W. Smith’s hit novel The Vestal Virgin Room, now available in ebook formats, is a tragi-comic love story about a married couple and the agonies and ecstasies of being hitched through thick and thin.

Don and Dottie Baxter are a husband-and-wife musical duo (both sing while she’s at the piano and he’s on drums) who’ve never made the big-time, but as the novel opens, they’re about to. Mar 25,  · In ancient Rome, the vestal virgin priestesses were required to keep their hymens — whether annular or crescentic — intact during their 30 years of service.

If they did not, they were buried. She has written this book that is dedicated to individuals that practice celibacy through out history. She covers information from Roman history about Vestal Virgins to today’s celibate athletes.

When Abbott discusses the lives of Vestal Virgins she gives a good history of their profession and their promise of. Aug 08,  · The future of a Vestal Virgin burned bright. After 30 years of being a Vestal Virgin they were able to marry, and it was a big status thing to win a Virgin – though not, obviously, before her tenure was up.

It didn’t matter how old she was or if she could bear children, she was still a prize. Nov 07,  · No, they were not. They were the women, for the most part, who had no say in their vocation as they were chosen for it by the age of six or seven. Most were actually children from very noble families who might otherwise have married well (and some.

The Vestal Virgins. The priestesses of the goddess Vesta were known as the Vestal Virgins. They were responsible for maintaining the sacred fire within the Temple of Vesta on the Forum Romanum.

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Elissa Rubria Honoria is a Vestal Virgin–priestess of the sacred flame, a visionary, and one of the most powerful women in Rome.