Rape of the Sabine Women

Roman - The capture of the Sabine women. By the Romans. When Romulus and Remus built Rome there was a shortage of women so they invited the Sabine tribe to the festival of Consualia. They took the women prisoner and drove the men away. In the final battle, when the Sabines attacked the city to recover their women-folk, the captives stood between the opposing armies and demanded the cessation of the fighting. In some accounts, known as Rape of the Sabine Women, Sabine Women or Sabine Women.

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