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AIUS-LOCUTIUS
Also known as AIUS-LOCUTUS, LOQUENS

An Apocryphal Prophetic Voice which bellowed out a Heavenly warning in 390 B.C.

A certain soldier named Caedicius heard the voice issuing from a bush — although not a burning one.

It was right on time to warn Rome that the Gauls were coming and the city unfortified. Caedicius ran off to tell the authorities but unfortunately no-one took any notice of his military intelligence — until it was too late. The Gauls sacked the city — and probably burnt the bush as well.

Much later, a shrine was built to mark the spot. The voice was deified, but it never bothered with humans again and who can blame it? This is proof that the Romans gave a God to anything, even if they couldn't see it.

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Article last updated on 29 August 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT AIUS-LOCUTIUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : AIUS-LOCUTIUS
Location : Italy and Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : AIUS-LOCUTUS, LOQUENS
Popularity index : 259

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