· 21 Nov 2023
Tarquinius Priscu's successor was Servius Tullius , who reigned between 578 and 534 BC. His name is associated with two facts: the Servian constitution and the temple of Diana on the Aventine. However, it does not seem that the so-called Servian walls can be attributed to him, at least in the state in which they are preserved. The distinctive character of his reign was the attempt to merge natives and Etruscans. Servius was the son of Ocrisia , a native of the Latin city of Cornicolo, probably Monte dell'Incastro, just east of Rome. It is said that Ocrisia became pregnant by a god, a fact not unknown to mythology and used when peo...