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Vaeon t1_iuwmkki wrote

Caligula: Yes, yes...good, good!


Far_Sided t1_iuymjm2 wrote

>Not really. Seutonius notes that when his soldiers threatened to mutiny, Caligula ordered his men to pick up the musculi. This can transalate to seashells/mussels, but was also the word for the huts they were living in.
>The whole war with Poseidon (who is a GREEK god) and collecting the seashells as trophies probably comes from misunderstanding and specifically the Excellent (though wildly inaccurate) TV series I, Claudius or the book that inspired it.

Posted this above, reposting here as well.