P. Ovidius Naso
hic locus exiguus, qui sustinet Atria Vestae,
tunc erat intonsi regia magna Numae..
This little spot, which now supports the Hall of Vesta, was then the great palace of unshorn Numa.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from P. Ovidius Naso: Volume V. Fasti, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 253, translated by J.G. Frazer, revised G.P. Goold, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1931, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.