Flashcards in The Founding of Rome Characters Deck (15)
He is a Roman historian who recorded the history of Rome from its founding down to his own time, the first century B.C.E.
He was a native king who ruled over Lavinium. His daughter Lavinia married Aeneas. He died in a war against Troy and the Italians.
Was Latinus daughter who married Aeneas. She has a city named after her Lavinium.
Aeneas settled the Trojans down in anew town he named Lavinium in honor of his new wife.
was an Italian king. He stirred the native people to make war against Aeneas.
Son of Aeneas and Creosa. He established a new city Alba Longa after his father's death.
Was established by Ascanius, along the ridge of Mount Albanus. The Silvian dynasty ruled Alba Longa for perhaps 300 years.
He was the son of Ascanius. His name means born in the woods. He began the Silvian dynasty which ruled Alba Longa for perhaps 300 years.
He was an Alban prince. He seized the throne from his older brother Numitor. He then murdered his nephews and appointed his niece Rhea Silva, so that she could bear no future rival heirs to the throne. He was assasinated by Numitor.
He had his throne taken way by his younger brother Amulius. His grandsons were Romulus and Remus.
She was Amulius niece. She was the priestess of vesta and the mother of Romulus and Remus. She had the twins with the god Mars.
was Rhea Silva's son and his father was the god mars. They helped their grandfather Numitor assassinate Amulius. He was killed by his brother Remus.
Was Rhea Silva's son and his father was the god mars. They helped their grandfather Numitor assassinate Amulius. He killed his brother Romulus.
Was the kings shepherd, he discovered the wolf licking the twins, and took them home to his wife.