~ 740 BC

Maiden who opened gates of Rome to the Sabines. Gave name to Tarpeian Rock from which Roman traitors were hurled.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Maidens Carried Off  in  The Story of the Romans  by  H. A. Guerber
Tarpeian Rock  in  The Story of Rome  by  Mary Macgregor

Image Links

Promising the Bracelets
 in Romulus

The death of Tarpeia
 in Stories From Livy

 in The Story of the Romans

The Sabines Tempting Tarpeia to Betray Rome
 in Greatest Nations - Rome