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Rhea Silvia

or Rea Silvia

[ree-uh sil-vee-uh] /ˈri ə ˈsɪl vi ə/
noun, Roman Legend.
1.
a vestal virgin who became the mother, by Mars, of Romulus and Remus.
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  • Then you are equally bound to crush all, who refuse to acknowledge the love passages of Mars and Rhea Silvia as facts!

  • So there was great anger when Rhea Silvia became the mother of twin boys, and, moreover, said that her husband was the god Mars.

    Young Folks' History of Rome Charlotte Mary Yonge
British Dictionary definitions for Rhea Silvia

Rhea Silvia

/ˈsɪlvɪə/
noun
1.
(Roman myth) the mother of Romulus and Remus by Mars See also Ilia
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