Porsena


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Porsena

(ˈpɔːsɪnə) or

Porsenna

n
(Biography) Lars (lɑːz). 6th century bc, a legendary Etruscan king, alleged to have besieged Rome in a vain attempt to reinstate Tarquinius Superbus on the throne
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He can see the Tiber, and the locality of the bridge which Horatius kept "in the brave days of old" when Lars Porsena attempted to cross it with his invading host.
Gaius Mucius Cordus ou Scaevola invadiu o acampamento militar etrusco para matar Porsena, que cercava Roma com o intuito de restabelecer a monarquia dos Tarquinios contra a nova Republica, mas tendo falhado na empreitada, pos a mao direita num braseiro ate que se vissem seus ossos.
Placed under the Mignard is Mucius Scaevola before Lars Porsena (c.
On the II day of March, during the attack on the city by Lars Porsena of Clusium and his Tuscan army of CCM men, Captain Horatius voluntarily, with Sergeant Spurius Latrius and Corporal Julius Herminius, held the entire Tuscan army at the far end of the bridge until the structure could be destroyed, thereby saving the city.
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* The Italian, was a highly intricate series of chambers in the lower part of the tomb of Porsena at Clusium.