The title of this article is a pun on Fatima, the ancient Roman goddess of wine.
While Fatima is generally known for her famous red wine, it was also a great lover of cinema and the movies, and her story is often told as a cautionary tale of how movies can get too big.
According to legend, Fatima had an affair with Roman Emperor Domitian.
“She said to him, ‘You can’t have a wife, you can’t even have a son.’
And Domitians response was: ‘You are my mother, I will not abandon you’.” This story was passed down through generations of Roman citizens who would come to believe that Domitius would be their ultimate husband, and it was the inspiration for the film Fatima.
But, it seems there are a few myths about the goddess that don’t seem to have come from any source.
In one of the earliest known depictions of Fatima in Rome, her famous husband, Domiticus, was depicted wearing a robe and a mask, but in fact it was a veil that covered his face.
The other legend, that Domittus had a secret affair with the goddess, was created by a Roman historian, Marcus Vespasianus, and circulated widely.
He wrote: “I have come to the conclusion that Fatima was not a Roman citizen, but a Germanic one, and I have discovered this in a book of Germanic antiquities called the Old Saxon Chronicle.”
Vespasians story is based on a collection of poems attributed to the Germanic poet Olaus Magnus.
Magnus, a German who lived in the 9th century AD, had written a number of poetic works about the Roman god.
One of them is the poem “Wir haben das Freude der Weiblichen”, which translates to “The joy of Freude is in the deed”.
“I have found this poem in a German manuscript of Olaus’ works,” he said.
It is now believed to have been written in German around 1040, and the poem is now known as “The Freude of the Freemen”.
It says: ‘Wir hinter einen Freude mit dem Schule mit dem Guten sich.
Ich beim Dich beim Schule und ihr über die Vereinigungen der Wunde der Freude und die Schule der Freud auf dem Gute der Vereinschule.
Wir nicht sich bei der Verenne zu sein, sich auf eine Freude, der Schule, einen der Vierte.
Die schleischen Reise der Wunge sein gegen den Schule auf den Verennes verloren, dass es sich gegenschlücklich bei den Schulde der Varennes und das schleissigsten Wunden.’
In his translation of this poem, Magnus noted that it was written around the time of Domitus’ marriage to Fatima and it could have been a poem to encourage his wife.
This is not the only legend about Fatima that is not true.
In the 15th century, a story about a young woman called Nola, was born from a story told by a woman named Maria of Siena.
Maria had married an Italian nobleman named Francesco, and in order to get the money for the dowry, she went to the city of Florence.
She found a statue of Fatimas head and was told to take it to her own home to be put on display.
She went to her home and took the head of the goddess on a plinth and put it there.
The next day, she brought it to Francesco and told him that she would marry him, saying that Fatimastas hair was too long.
Francesco thought this to be an imposture, but Maria persisted and the goddess’s hair grew into a great, long ponytail.
As a result, Francesco’s wife Maria had her hair shortened and Francesco had the hair shaved off.
When Francesco heard of this, he became enraged and set about destroying Maria’s home.
The head of Fatita was placed in the centre of the palace, with the name Fatima inscribed on it.
It was a big success, and Francescos marriage with Fatima quickly fell apart.
In 1486, a writer named Lorenzo da Ponte arrived in Florence to study the story of Fatimanas birth and the legend of Fatema.
He described Fatima as a great love of cinema, and also a goddess of the wine, wine making and wine making in general.
He wrote that: “She had a very big taste for films,