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The Rape of the Sabine Women

The women who sacrificed themselves to save Rome.

The Rape of the Sabine Women | Photo Credits: Daily Art Magazine

The Sabine people lived in the central Apennine Mountains of ancient Italy.

According to scholars and historians, the sad event of rape and abduction of the Sabine women took place just a few days after the foundation of Rome in the 8th century BC. The alleged crime was committed by Romulus, the first King…