The Rape Of Lucretia (ROME)

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  • Lucretia was the virtuous wife of Collatinus. 
  • While at war, young warriors boasted about what their wives were doing back in Rome, each claiming their wife was the most virtuos in their absence.
  • They decided and see for themselveswhose wife was the most virtuous.
  • All the men except Collatinus found their wives banqueting while Collatinus' wife Lucretia was in her atrium with her maidservants working wool by lamplight.
  • The Kings son Sextus Tarquinus became obsessed with desire for the virtuous woman.
  • Sextus returned some nights later and


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