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Ancient Rome Inventors – Spurius Carvilius Ruga

Last Updated Thursday, January 20, 2011Spurius Carvilius Ruga was an ancient Roman Freedman who lived around either 600 BCE or 230 BCE.  It is rather unclear on the specifics.  He is best known for inventing the letter “G“, which was introduced into the Roman alphabet rather quickly because until that point “C” had been used […]

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