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The Romans won a battle at Lake Regillus in 499 (496) B.C.
Spirits of the Dead - Lares, Larvae, Lemures, and Manes. The Romans believed the spirits of the dead became lares, manes or lemures (larvae).
Leonidas was a king of Sparta who led a suicide mission against the Persians at Thermopylae during the Persian Wars.
Information on ancient Lybia, an area that includes Euesperides, Lepcis Magna, Tripoli, and Cyrenaica.
Glossary entry on Livius Andronicus.
Information on Livy and his magnum opus, Ab Urbe Condita, a history of Rome from its founding. Livy was a Roman historian.
If you've wondered what those ornamented metal pieces or armor shaped like an ideal male chest, it's a lorica. Here's an introduction to this particular piece of Roman armor.
Glossary entry on the Laena.
Loki was the Norse trickster god and a bundle of contradictions.
Games held in honor of the god Apollo, from the time of the second Punic War, the Ludi Apollinares were games held from 6-13 July in ancient Rome.