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MUTSY Scaevola Gaius (Gaius Mucius Scaevola)

( The legendary Roman hero)

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Biography MUTSY Scaevola Gaius (Gaius Mucius Scaevola)
Legendary Roman hero who tried to kill Lars Porsenu, king of the Etruscan city Clouzot, who laid siege to Rome in 509 BC. Scaevola Porsev his way into the tent, but by mistake killed the king's scribe. Scaevola seized, and then he announced Porsene that he - just the first of the 300 Roman boys, vowing at the cost of his life to kill Porsenu. When the hero was threatened with torture and death if he refuses to reveal all details of this plan, Scaevola thrust his right hand in the fire on the altar of the divorced and kept her there until it is charred. Courage of a Roman Porsenu so impressed that he was released, and Porsev concluded a peace with Rome. 'Scaevola' (Latin. 'Lefty') was the nickname of a famous family of the Republican Rome, and the legend may have originated as an explanation of the origin of this nickname.


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