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Railway construction unearths ancient artifacts in Germany

By Colin Nickerson
Globe Staff / January 21, 2007

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COLOGNE, Germany -- Genialinius Gennatus was one fine duck hunter. In the third century , he recorded his prowess in high Latin on a stone tablet that he dedicated to Jupiter. That and a hefty donation probably ensured that the tablet won display in the temple to the Roman god in the settlement then called Colonia. (Full article: 742 words)

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