Ancus Martius

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Ancus Martius

(ăng`kəs mär`shəs), fourth king of ancient Rome (640?–616? B.C.). This semilegendary king is supposed to have enlarged the area of Rome.
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The port was founded by Ancus Marcius, the fourth king of Rome, to provide his growing city with access to the sea, ensuring it would be supplied with flour and salt and to prevent enemy ships from going up the Tiber.