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Original Camilla Was a Real Classic

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Original Camilla Was a Real Classic

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Original Camilla Was a Real Classic

Original Camilla Was a Real Classic

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As the British royal wedding approaches, Elaine Fantham, professor emerita of classics at Princeton University, recalls history's first famous Camilla. She was a warrior leader who became an attendant to the goddess Diana in Virgil's epic poem The Aeneid.