Seven Hills of Rome: Every English schoolboy at the
turn of the 20th century could recite the names of Rome's traditional Seven
hills (--girls weren't expected to know such things.) So how did they remember?
They used a simple mnemonic (memory jogging) device to remember the first
letter of each hill, and here it is, so that we English speaking Romans
can remember it too:
The first letters correspond to:
Other "unofficial" hills need not