Roman History through Roman Eyes
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The stories about Ancient Rome imply that we know when happened what. The dating of the Early Republic as educated today was set up by a man named Varro, but shows great inconsistency with other stories like those of Livy, Dionysius and the Fasti Capitolini - the marble tablets inscribed during the first century BCE. This scription aims at finding the origin of discrepancies and our focus on Varro and tries to give an approach to the possible alternatives. It appears to be necessary to first elaborate on the different meanings of a Roman 'year', so we might better understand where things might have went wrong. Great caution in handling fixed dates for the Early Republic seems to be required.