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Old 02-27-2016, 06:57 PM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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Recently watched HBO's Rome for the first time, and was wondering if when placing a curse on somebody, did the person placing the curse ask all gods to make it so or just a particular god? I was thinking they'd ask Mars, since not only was he the god of war, he was also the god of justice.
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Old 02-27-2016, 07:17 PM
 
Location: TOVCCA
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In that very show, I recall a woman placing a curse using Nemesis, the goddess of revenge.
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Old 02-28-2016, 12:50 AM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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In that very show, I recall a woman placing a curse using Nemesis, the goddess of revenge.
Was it the scene where she committed suicide right after placing the curse? In that scene, I believe she simply called on all gods of the Underworld.
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Old 02-28-2016, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Finland
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Servilia curses Atia by Nemesis, Tycho and Megaera.
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Old 02-28-2016, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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Servilia curses Atia by Nemesis, Tycho and Megaera.
And that was a great curse as I recall, full of specifics about all the horrible things Servilla wanted to have happen to Atia. (she also had cursed Caesar in the same way) It was the best cinematic list of terrible fates since Sir Robin's troubadour was listing all the things his master was unafraid of in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
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Old 02-29-2016, 02:01 AM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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Servilia curses Atia by Nemesis, Tycho and Megaera.
Not in this scene:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74uPSFI8DDU
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