|MUCIUS SCAEVOLA BEFORE LARS PORSENNA|
Lars Porsenna was king of Clusium, an Etruscan town north of Rome. He was approached for help by Tarquin
Superbus after he had been exiled from Rome. Porsenna agreed to raise an army and march against Rome,
but he was held back by several heroic Romans. Eventually he treated with the Romans, and Tarquin was not
restored to power.
Key events during the life of Porsenna:
||Negotiates a treaty ending war with Rome
||Killed Servius and usurped throne, eventually overthrown but tried to regain throne by force.
||Consul of Rome during the wars with Porsena.
||Hero who held the Sublican Bridge against Porsena's entire army.
||Hero who burned his right hand to defy Porsena.