25th May 567 B.C. #onthisday in history Servius Tullius, The king of Rome, celebrates the triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.  He was Legendary  in Rome, the Sixth King of Rome and the second of the Etruscan Dynasty, he ruled from the year of 575 B.C.- 535 B.C.

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Some of the Roman and Greek sources claim his origins were Servile then he later married the daughter of Luius Tarquinius Priscus. Rome’s first Etruscan king , who was assassinated in 579 B.C. Servius was a the first Roman King to accede without any election by the senate, but by gaining popular support.

Servius was a popular king at the time and one of Rome’s most significant benefactors, he had great military success against the Veii and the Etruscans, and also expanded the territories to Quirinal, Viminal and Esquiline hills.

 

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