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Where did romulus set up a sanctuary for criminals?

Where did romulus set up a sanctuary for criminals?

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School: University at Buffalo
Department: Classical Studies
Course: Myth & Religion Anc World
Professor: R woodard
Term: Fall 2015
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Cost: 25
Name: CL 113 Lecture 7 Feb 10
Description: More on Remus and Romulus
Uploaded: 02/12/2016
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Lecture 7 Feb 10th 


Where did romulus set up a sanctuary for criminals?



Romulus and Remus

∙ Grow up to be Sheppard’s

o Remus is accused of being guilty of the sheep  theft  

o Romulus goes to rescue Remus  

 He Is headstrong, dangerous, aggressive

∙ Joined forces with Nomitor and helped him regain his  throne of Alba Longa

∙ Romulus kills Amulius (the evil brother)

∙ They want to establish their own city- Palatine Hill o They name the city Rome

o They leave it to the Gods to decide who will be  king

∙ Auspices – divining the will of Gods by watching the  flight of birds in the sky to reveal the will of the Gods o Romulus stations himself on top of the Palatine Hill o Remus sets out his sacred space on the Aventine  Hill


Who are romulus and remus?



∙ Remus thinks the Gods chose him and Romulus thinks  the Gods chose him

o Romulus kills Remus so that he can be king  ∙ Capitoline Hill- Romulus set up a sanctuary for criminals here

On the day of Summer Consualia  

∙ Sabines/Sabellians- spoke a variety of Oscan ∙ Inivted the Sabines and had them bring their daughters ∙ Romulus orchestrates abduction of the daughters ∙ Rape/abduction of the Sabines

∙ Rome will go to war against the Sabines  

Titus Tatius

∙ General of the Sabine Army

∙ Tarpeia is going to strike a bargain with the Sabines traitor to Rome


Why did romulus kill remus?



∙ She agrees to let the Sabine army into the capitol walls  in exchange for what you wear on your left arm (Gold  bracelet) If you want to learn more check out What are the major features of representative democracy?

o Sabines are wealthy

∙ The Sabine warriors crushed Tarpeia with their shields  and she died

∙ They fight in the Roman Forum

∙ Romulus calls upon Jupiter Stator  

∙ His prayer is to make his army to stay/stop retreating  and in return he will build him a temple

∙ Titus becomes king with him and then dies due to  undetermined circumstances

Campus Martius We also discuss several other topics like Where country wwii impoverished citizens, reduced the population, destroyed capital?

∙ Field of mars  

∙ Where the army practices  

∙ Romulus has disappeared  

∙ Romans say that he became a God that day- Quirinus  Numa Pompilius  

∙ Senate asks Numa to be king, he denies

∙ People are very insistent so he has the throne kicking  and screaming

o Regulates the Roman calendar  

o Brings order to roman society

o His passion: Justice and Order  We also discuss several other topics like What is the meaning of homeostasis in the cell?

∙ Much of this information comes from Livy  

o Lived in the 1st century B.C. and A.D.

o He says that Numa established the offices of Major Flamens, Vestal Virgins, Salii, Pontifices  

∙ Salii- priests of Mars

o 12 priests

o Every year in March they parade through Rome ∙ Pontifices

o Official priests of the Roman State  

o The word Pontifices means bridge builders o Pontifex Maximus supervises Vestal Virgins  o Bridge- Pon Subliclius  

o Sacred and oldest bridge in Rome made of wood o Requires periodic maintenance  

o Pontifices perform prayers and such for the  maintenance of the bridge

o Latin- Ponti-fex and Sanskrit- Pathi-krt  

 Common origin in PIE- the word path  

 Fex and krt mean maker  

Numa

∙ All about good faith

∙ Fides- good faith; justice  

∙ Ancile- archaic kind of shield  

∙ Regia- palace of the king We also discuss several other topics like What is the meaning of opportunity cost in economics?

o Becomes headquarters of Pontifex Maximus ∙ We are told that as the Salii do their dances- they  retrieve the shields from the Regia and dance around  with them  

∙ Dies an old man of natural causes  

∙ Rome needs a new king

Tullus Hostilius  

∙ New king of Rome

∙ Takes Rome to war against Alba Longa  If you want to learn more check out What does unconditional stimulus mean?
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∙ Settled by 2 sets of warriors

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