These razor-sharp blades inspired fear and fascination and helped change the course of military campaigns.
Hint: It had something to do with miracles.
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Rome’s mayor has announced new restrictions aimed squarely at tourists behaving badly at the Trevi Fountain, among other ancient waterworks.