After Numa had thus established and regulated the priestly orders, he built, near the temple of Vesta, the so-called Regia, or royal house.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Plutarchus: Parallel Lives (Volume I. Theseus and Romulus. Lycurgus and Numa. Solon and Publicola), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 46, translated by Bernadotte Perrin, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1914, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.