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The wolf finds Romulus and Remus
The legendary first
king of Rome, . To this end, it required parents not to kill any children until the age of three, unless the child was deformed or paralyzed. Romulus wanted to create a great and populated Rome
In such situations, he agreed to kill the child, with the proviso that the parents would first show the sick child to their five closest neighbours who had to consent to the death of the child.
Sources McKeown J. C., A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the World’s Greatest Empire, 2010
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