Numa Pompilius

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King of Rome
Numa Pompilius
Numa Pompilius shown as an effigy on a Roman coin minted by Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso during the reign of Emperor Augustus. Piso himself claimed descent from the king.
King of Rome
Reign715–673 BC
PredecessorRomulus
SuccessorTullus Hostilius
FatherPomponius

Numa Pompilius (/ˈnmə pɒmˈpɪliəs/; 753–673 BC; reigned 715–673 BC) was the legendary second king of Rome,[1] succeeding Romulus. He was of Sabine origin, and many of Rome's most important religious and political institutions are attributed to him.