Symbols of Solar Eclipses on coins of the Roman Civilization Republic to the Christian Era 232 posts For the Romans, a solar eclipse was the greatest symbol of fear, terror and domination in nature. This website explores the meaning of solar/lunar darkening events in Judeo-Roman culture.
Solar Eclipse 492 BC
Seen around the time of the Battle of Lake Regillus when the Roman Monarchy was changed to the Roman Republic. The Roman Republic became a dictatorship during this time.