Halicarnassus. "Roman Antiquities"
Source type: web
Authors: Dionysius of Halicarnassus
Publisher: The Romans EU
- 483BC: Following a series of portents the vestal virgin Oppia/Opimia was found guilty of a breach of chastity; buried alive
- 470BC: Pestilence attacked pregnant women killing both mothers and infants
- 470BC: Urbinia, a Vestal Virgin, tried and executed for unchastity
- 470BC: Religious awe and fear of the gods owing to the occurrence of many prodigies and omens