This mysterious vocal bellowed out a Heavenly warning in 390 BC. 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.
Aius Locutius Facts and Figures
Name: Aius Locutius
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aius-Locutus, Loquens
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2508
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on September 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.