Definition of Rea silvia

1. Noun. (Roman mythology) a vestal virgin who became the mother by Mars of the twins Romulus and Remus.

Exact synonyms: Rhea Silvia
Category relationships: Roman Mythology
Generic synonyms: Vestal Virgin



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Literary usage of Rea silvia

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1. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Legend of rea silvia, and birth of the Twins. § 5. Legend of recognition of Twins by Numitor. § 6. Legend of the quarrel of Romulus and Remus. ..."

2. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"2. Legend of .KIHM -. § 3. Legend of Ascanius. § 4. Legend of rea silvia, and birth of the Twins. § 5. Legend of recognition of Twins by Numitor. § 6. ..."

3. An Epitome of Niebuhr's History of Rome: With Chronological Tables and an by Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1836)
"... is always the daughter of /Eneas, when rea silvia, an Alban princess, and that Rea is never called Ilia. rea silvia has no connection with ..."

4. The Occult Sciences: The Philosophy of Magic, Prodigies, and Apparent Miracles by Eusèbe Salverte (1847)
"... rea silvia, who became the mother of Romulus and Remus.* CHAPTER IV. Heal but rare Phenomena successfully held up as Prodigies proceeding from the ..."

5. The Occult Sciences: The Philosophy of Magic, Prodigies, and Apparent Miracles by Eus'ebe Salverte (1847)
"... the tradition preserved by two grave historians, that the ferocious Aurelius violated his niece, rea silvia, who became the mother of Romulus and Remus. ..."

6. Lectures on the History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Fall of the by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, Leonhard Schmitz (1852)
"Numitor and Amulius were contending for the throne of Alba.6 Amulius took possession of the throne, and made rea silvia, the daughter of Numitor, ..."

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