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  Romulus and Remus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romulus and Remus were kept safe by the river god Tiberinus, who made the cradle catch in the roots of a fig tree growing in the Velabrum swamp, which therefore has a high symbolic significance.
Romulus, however, was thought the wiser and more politic of the two, and in his discussions with the neighbors about pasture and hunting, gave them opportunities of noting that his disposition was one which led him to command rather than to obey.
Romulus called these noble men Patricans not only because they were the fathers of legitimate sons, but also because he intended the great and the wealthy to treat the weak and the poor as fathers treat their sons.
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 Romulus and Remus (Star Trek) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the fictional Star Trek universe, Romulus and Remus are the twin Romulan homeworlds.
Remus was introduced in the first episode to feature the Romulans, Balance of Terror, but its inhabitants were not revealed until over thirty years later, in the movie Star Trek: Nemesis.
Remus is the prime planet of dilithium mining and as such many Remans are forced into slave labor.
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 Tales of Rome
Romulus was descendant of Dardanian or Trojan hero, Aeneas, one of two surviving leaders to escape the fall of Troy.
Romulus and Remus was probably originally the name of a single person, but later the two names were separated as the twins.
Romulus was the son of Mars and Ilia (or Rea Silvia), daughter of Numitor of Alba Longa.
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 Romulus and Remus - Crystalinks
Romulus and Remus were rescued by the river god Tiberinus and placed the twins upon the Palatine Hill.
Romulus called these noble men Patricans not only because they were the fathers of legitimate sons, but also because he intended the great and the wealthy to treat the weak and the poor as fathers treat their sons.Romulus spread the reputation of Rome as an asylum to all that desired a new life.
Compare the story of Romulus and Remus to Moses and Perseus for similar stories of babies being placed in cradles and set afloat in body of water.Romulus and Remus are among the most famous Feral children in mythology and fiction.
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 Romulus and Remus - ancient Roman mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars and the Vestal Rhea Silvia, were the mythical founders of Rome.
Romulus, using a plow pulled by a white cow and a white bull, cut a furrow to mark the boundary of his section.
Romulus and Remus are represented on a number of Roman coins, usually is as babies suckling at the she-wolf.
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 The Internet Classics Archive | Romulus by Plutarch
But Romulus seemed rather to act by counsel, and to show the sagacity of a statesman, and in all his dealings with their neighbours, whether relating to feeding of flocks or to hunting, gave the idea of being born rather to rule than to obey.
Remus rousing the citizens within to revolt, and Romulus making attacks from without, the tyrant, not knowing either what to do, or what expedient to think of for his security, in this perplexity and confusion was taken and put to death.
Romulus, having buried his brother Remus, together with his two foster-fathers, on the mount Remonia, set to building his city; and sent for men out of Tuscany, who directed him by sacred usages and written rules in all the ceremonies to be observed, as in a religious rite.
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 Romulus and Remus
Romulus and Remus are synonymous with the origins and founding of Rome "Ab Urbe Condita", as the Romans used to say.
Remus was brought before Numitor who on hearing of Remus' ubringing and then meeting Faustulus and Romulus understood they must be his own exposed grandsons.
Romulus is therefore not only known for founding the city but also for having grown the population through acceptance of the Sabines and for instilling a first system of rule through a council called the "Senate".
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 Remus - Memory Alpha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Remus and Romulus are the major worlds of the Romulan Star Empire, one of the mightiest powers in the Alpha and Beta Quadrants.
Remus is tidally locked, with one side (hemisphere) of Remus always facing the sun while the other always faces away from it.
Remus was also mentioned as a small note on a very large star chart graphic created for TNG:"Conspiracy." It was the image behind the chair in the room where Dexter Remmick was killed.
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 Wolf Country, Myth and Stories, Romulus and Remus
In the legend Romulus and Remus are orphaned when their mother, Silvia is imprisoned and the infants are cast into the Tiber River.
But, alas, Romulus soon discovered that his city was lacking for women, and he announced that games were to be celebrated in honor of the god, Consus, and he thereby invited the Latins and the Sabines to his celebration.
Romulus' reign was tainted with this story of the rape of the Sabine women, whose tribe, under the leadership of Titus Tatius, allegedly infiltrated the new Latin lands and battled with the inhabitants of Latium, thus forming a union of the two tribes early in the history of ancient Rome.
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 The Birth of Romulus and Remus
Romulus and Remus, after the control of Alba had passed to Numitor in the way I have described, were suddenly seized by an urge to found a new settle-ment on the spot where they had been left to drown as infants and had been subsequently brought up.
Remus, the story goes, was the first to receive a sign—six vultures; and no sooner was this made known to the people than double the number of birds appeared to Romulus.
The gods ordained that Romulus, when he declared that others should bring their spoils thither, should not speak in vain; it was their pleasure, too, that the glory of that offering should not be cheapened by too frequent occurrence.
www.nyu.edu /classes/reichert/sem/city/livy.html   (1268 words)

 Mr. Dowling's Romulus and Remus Page
Romulus and Remus decided to establish a city on the Tiber River, but the brothers could not agree on a location.
Remus was upset that Romulus had built his city, so he climbed over the wall.
The enraged Romulus killed his brother with an ax.
www.mrdowling.com /702-romulus.html   (214 words)

 Romulus and Remus: the founding of Rome
Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of the city of Rome, were supposedly the offspring of Mars, the god of war, and a mortal woman.
Romulus and Remus were the legendary founders of the city of Rome.
Romulus then named his city after himself and offered asylum to exiles and fugitives in order to enlarge the city’s population.
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 Romulus and Remus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Romulus and Remus were then discovered by Faustulus, a shepherd, who brought the children to his home.
Upon reaching adulthood, Romulus and Remus killed Amulius and reinstated Numitor, their grandfather, as King of Alba Longa, then they decidet to found a town of their own.
Romulus began to build walls on the Palatine Hill, but Remus jeered at them because they were so low.
www.unrv.com /culture/romulus-and-remus.php   (709 words)

Romulus and Remus later learned about their uncle's cruelty toward their mother, and about their own past.
Romulus and Remus did not want to stay in Alba Longa, however.
Romulus plowed the boundary lines of the city and he named it 'Roma' after himself.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch618/RomanLinks/romulus.htm   (410 words)

 The Pagan Influence of The catholic church ......Romulus and Remus, and The Seven Hills of Rome ...... Photo Twenty-two
The Pagan Influence of The catholic church......Romulus and Remus, and The Seven Hills of Rome......
On the right beneath the image of a she wolf, are the depictions of the two male children, 'Romulus' and 'Remus' being nursed.
Romulus and Remus were abandoned by their parents and were then taken into the care of a she-wolf
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 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Romulus and Remus and the Foundation of Rome | Romulus Remus Palilia ...
Roman tradition ascribed the foundation of the city to Romulus, whose name means ‘man of Rome’, but Greek writers from at least the 5th century BCE attributed it to Aeneas, the exile from Troy.
Romulus vanished at the age of 54, on the Nones of Quintilis (July), on a day when the Sun was darkened.
They’re held on the anniversary of the day on which Romulus, the boy suckled (with his brother Remus) by a she-wolf, drew the first furrow at the foot of the hill, thus laying the foundations of Rome.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /romulus_remus.html   (2835 words)

When Romulus and Remus grew to manhood, they killed Amulius and restored Numitor as king.
Remus was killed in the quarrel that followed, and Romulus was declared king.
After about 40 years of rule, Romulus was miraculously taken to Mount Olympus to become a god and to dwell with his father.
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 The Roman Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to the Roman legend, Romulus was the founder of Rome and Remus was his twin brother.
Romulus and Remus than rose against Amulius, killed him and restored the kingdom to their grandfather.
Deciding to found a town of their own, Romulus and Remus chose the place where the she-wolf had nursed them.
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 The Story of Rome Romulus and Remus
Remus was arrested and sent to Numitor as a prisoner because it was his shepherds he had been fighting.
Romulus and Remus went to live with their grandfather in Alba Longa, but they got bored and missed the countryside where they grew up.
Romulus became King of the new city, which was called Rome in his honour.
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Faustulus had from the beginning suspected that it was royal offspring that he was bringing up, for he was aware that the boys had been exposed at the king's command and the time at which he had taken them away exactly corresponded with that of their exposure.
As they were twins and no claim to precedence could be based on seniority, they decided to consult the tutelary deities of the place by means of augury as to who was to give his name to the new city, and who was to rule it after it had been founded.
Remus is said to have been the first to receive an omen: six vultures appeared to him.
www.hfac.uh.edu /mcl/classics/Rom/Livy.html   (4466 words)

 Romans - Legend of Rome
One day, Remus visited Romulus and made fun of his wall by jumping over it and saying how easily it could be breached.
Romulus was so annoyed that he killed Remus and said the he would kill anyone who mocked his city or tried to break through the walls of Rome.
The legend says that Romulus became the first King of Rome in 753BC and populated his new city with runaway slaves and convicted criminals.
www.historyonthenet.com /Romans/legend_of_rome.htm   (413 words)

 FeralChildren.com | Romulus and Remus
The Romulus and Remus story began when Amulius, king of the city of Alba Longa, deposed his brother Numitor.
Eventually, Romulus and Remus rose against Amulius, killed him, and restored the kingdom to their grandfather.
Wanting to found their own town, Romulus and Remus built a settlement on the Palatine Hill, where the she-wolf had nursed them, but Remus mocked the low walls built by Romulus: as a result, Romulus killed him.
www.feralchildren.com /en/showchild.php?ch=romulus   (290 words)

 The Legend of Romulus & Remus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Romulus and Remus grew up and helped overthrow the king who had ordered their death.
They disagreed about where it should be, and Romulus killed Remus during their quarrels.
Romulus built the city of Rome on one of the seven hills along the Tiber — the Palatine hill — and lived a long life as king of Rome.
www.italianclubofseattle.org /romulus_and_remus.htm   (186 words)

 ShopNBC.com - Bronze Romulus & Remus Coin Pendant
History: According to Roman legend, Romulus and Remus were twin sons of Silvia and the God of War and Mars.
During a quarrel over the height of the wall that Romulus had built around the city, Remus proved how ineffective the wall was by jumping over it.
Romulus was so humiliated by this insult that he jilted Remus and named the city after himself.
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 Essays.cc - Romulus And Remus
Romulus and Remus With the beginning of any civilization there are stories that are carried through time about the creation of their nation.
Romulus was the victor and ended up killing his brother and consequently naming the kingdom after himself, Rome came into existence for the first time.
The Romulus and Remus story reflects that this time period thought highly of the survival of the fittest system, and everyone wanted to be the fittest.
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Romulus and Remus were the twin sons of Rhea Silvia and Mars.
During a quarrel where Remus mocked the height of the walls, Romulus slew Remus and became the sole ruler of the new Rome, which he had named after himself.
To enlarge his empire, he allowed exiles and refugees, homicides and runaway slaves to populate the area.
www.pantheon.org /articles/r/romulus.html   (212 words)

 Romulus and Remus --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Romulus and Remus with their wolf foster-mother, bronze sculpture, c.
But Cyrus was not only a great conqueror and administrator; he held a place in the minds of the Persian people similar to that of Romulus and Remus in Rome or Moses for the Israelites.
Believed to be the father of Romulus, the legendary founder of Rome, Mars was worshiped with great honor (see Romulus and Remus).
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