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Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome, appear in Roman mythology as the twin sons of the war god Mars and priestess Rhea Silvia. Thrown into the Tiber River as infants, they were found by a she-wolf who nursed them and a shepherd who raised them. The two later built a city on the site where they were saved from the river, but an argument during its construction led Romulus to kill Remus. In its early days, Rome lacked female inhabitants, so Romulus organized the kidnapping of whom? More...
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Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome, appear in Roman mythology as the twin sons of the war god Mars and priestess Rhea Silvia. Thrown into the Tiber River as infants, they were found by a she-wolf who nursed them and a shepherd who raised them. The two later built a city on the site where they were saved from the river, but an argument during its construction led Romulus to kill Remus.
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Romulus and Remus
- They figure in the Roman origin mythology that is a set of tales and semi-written stories from the telling culture of the old ages myths of Rome's origins.
- They are told of being twin brothers that were nurtured and fostered by a female wild wolflike animal, allegedly cited as a she-wolf.
- Their story blends with other great cities in the same lapse of time, like old Greek's myths that explain Athens and Sparta's origins.
- The killing of Remus by his brother, and other tales from their story, have inspired artists throughout the ages.
- Their origin tale had and still has an important and impacting effect in building a bolding and strong beginning for this once imperial capital city. This was an efficient tool for imposing culture over under controlled nations.
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The Rape of the Sabine Women


Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)

According to legend, Romulus—having settled Rome with his warrior followers—attempted to negotiate marriages for them with the neighboring Sabine tribe. When this failed he organized a festival as a ruse and invited the Sabines to attend. He is shown at the left raising the hem on his cloak in a pre-arranged signal to his men, each of whom will carry off one of the Sabine maidens, bringing her back to Rome to provide the great city with future generations. The story is told by Plutarch (Life of Romulus, XIV) as well as Livy and Virgil.
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