Rhea Silvia, known as Ilia, was the mythical mother of the twins Romulus and Remus, who founded the city of Rome. Her story is told in the first book of Ab Urbe Condita Libri of Livy and in fragments from Ennius and Quintus Fabius Pictor; the name Rhea Silvia suggests a demi-goddess of forests. Silva means woods or forest, Rea may be related to res and regnum. Barthold Georg Niebuhr asserts that the word Rhea in the earliest sources was not a proper name at all, but the word rea, which he defines as culprit, in reference to the taking of virginity of a Vestal Virgin. According to Livy's account of the legend she was the daughter of Numitor, king of Alba Longa, descended from Aeneas. Numitor's younger brother Amulius seized the throne and killed Numitor's son forced Rhea Silvia to become a Vestal Virgin, a priestess of the goddess Vesta; as Vestal Virgins were sworn to celibacy for a period of thirty years, this would ensure the line of Numitor had no heirs. Rhea, became pregnant with the twins Romulus and Remus, ostensibly by the god Mars.
When Amulius learned of the birth he ordered a servant to kill the twins. But the servant showed mercy and set them adrift on the river Tiber, overflowing, left the infants in a pool by the bank. There, a she-wolf, who had just lost her own cubs, suckled them. Subsequently Faustulus rescued the boys; the god of the Tiber, rescued Rhea Silvia and took her to be his bride. Romulus and Remus overthrew Amulius and reinstated Numitor as king in 752 BCE, they would go to found Rome. Despite Livy's euhemerist and realist deflation of this myth, it is clear that the story of her seduction by Mars continued to be accepted; this is demonstrated by the recurring theme of Mars discovering Rhea Silvia in Roman arts: in bas-relief on the Casali Altar, in engraved couched glass on the Portland Vase, or on a sarcophagus in the Palazzo Mattei. Mars' discovery of Rhea Silvia is a prototype of the "invention scene", or "discovery scene" familiar in Roman art; the Portland Vase features a scene, interpreted as a depiction of the "invention", or coming-upon, of Rhea Sylvia by Mars.
In a version presented by Ovid, it is the river Anio who takes pity on her and invites her to rule in his realm. Rhea Silvia appears as a minor goddess in Rick Riordan's fantasy novel The Mark of Athena, she and her husband Tiberinus assist demigod Annabeth Chase on her quest in Rome. She affects the appearance of Audrey Hepburn from the film Roman Holiday. In David Drake's science fiction story "To Bring the Light", the time travelling protagonist meets a human Rhea Silvia, a sympathetic peasant living in a small shepherd community on Palatine Hill in what would become the city of Rome. "Rhea Silva" is used as a password numerous times in the Doctor. Aeneas Founding of Rome Rhea Livy. Ab urbe condita, Book I. Quintus Ennius. "The Dream of Ilia", Annales - Book 1
Charlotte Devlin is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder or a forward for Leicester City in the FA Women's Championship. Devlin signed her first professional contract with Arsenal in June 2016, she had been at the club since she was 14 having joined from the Millwall Centre of Excellence, helped Arsenal's development squad to a league and cup double in 2015/16. Devlin returned to Millwall Lionesses on loan for the 2017 Spring Series, scoring the winner in a 2–1 victory against London Bees in her first game with the club; the move was made permanent prior to the start of the 2017–18 season. In the one full season she had at Millwall, Devlin led the team in goals with 9, making her the fifth highest scorer in the WSL 2. In July 2018, Devlin joined Manchester United for their inaugural season in the FA Women's Championship, she made her competitive debut for Manchester United, as an 89th minute substitute for Lauren James, in a 1–0 League Cup victory against Liverpool on 19 August, her Championship debut in a 12–0 win against Aston Villa on 9 September.
She scored her first goal for United on 4 November in a 4–1 win over Tottenham. She was released by the club at the end of the season having made 21 appearances. On 9 August 2019, Devlin signed with FA Women's Championship team Charlton Athletic for the 2019–20 season. Devlin made her debut in their opening game on 25 August 2019, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–0 home draw with Lewes. On 15 September, Devlin was sent off after receiving two yellow cards in Charlton's 2–0 league loss to London City Lionesses. Devlin signed an 18-month contract with fellow Championship side Leicester City on 8 January 2020. Devlin made her debut in a 1–0 league loss against Durham on 12 January 2020. Devlin represented England at the 2015 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship in Iceland, scoring in a 3–1 win over the host nation, she has played for the country at under-19 level and was part of the team that lifted the Women's International Cup in 2016 having won all three tournament games against France, Northern Ireland and USA.
In January 2019, Devlin was a late addition to Mo Marley's Under-21 training camp at St. George's Park; as of match played 19 January 2020. Manchester United FA Women's Championship: 2018–19 Profile at the Charlton Athletic F. C. website Charlie Devlin – UEFA competition record Charlie Devlin at Soccerway
IPA Extensions is a block of the Unicode standard that contains full size letters used in the International Phonetic Alphabet. Both modern and historical characters are included, as well as former and proposed IPA signs and non-IPA phonetic letters. Additional characters employed for phonetics, like the palatalization sign, are encoded in the blocks Phonetic Extensions and Phonetic Extensions Supplement. Diacritics are found in the Spacing Modifier Letters and Combining Diacritical Marks blocks. With the ability to use Unicode for the presentation of IPA symbols, ASCII-based systems such as X-SAMPA are being supplanted. Within the Unicode blocks there are a few former IPA characters no longer in international use by linguists; the IPA Extensions block contains only three subheadings, each associated with a set of characters encoded in a different version of Unicode, IPA extensions, IPA characters for disordered speech, Additions for Sinology. The IPA extensions are the first 89 characters of the IPA Extensions block, which includes Latin character variants and Greek borrowings that are used only in IPA contexts.
The characters of the IPA extensions subheading were part of the original Unicode 1.0. The extIPA characters for disordered speech are additions to the IPA for phonemes that do not occur in natural languages, but are needed for recording pre-linguistic utterances by babies, gibberish from otherwise lingual individuals, other non-linguistic but phonetic utterances; the IPA characters for disordered speech were added to the IPA Extensions block in Unicode version 3.0. The Additions for Sinology are two symbols for phonemic transcription of classical Chinese; the Additions for Sinology were added to the IPA Extensions block in Unicode version 4.0. The IPA Extensions block has been present in Unicode since version 1.0, was unchanged through the unification with ISO 10646. The block was filled out with extensions for representing disordered speech in version 3.0, Sinology phonetic symbols in version 4.0. The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the IPA Extensions block: Phonetic symbols in Unicode Latin script in Unicode