Aurelian’s Restitution

It may be thought that Lacius Galiano, in his „Restitutor Orbis” wrote all that was necessary! Well not quite for he missed out a lot! And here is what he omitted God knows why!


Two bosphorian kings, friends of Rome and Romans – Adenatus and Talamat – were invited by caesar Aurelian to play bridge. They had scarce knowledge of the game but were both very eager to ‘romanise’ themselves: