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ANCIENT ROME. ROME’S BEGINNINGS. The Capitoline Wolf sculpture depicts a she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, Rome's legendary founders. Now a symbol of Rome. Legends.

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Rome s beginnings
ROME’SBEGINNINGS

The Capitoline Wolf sculpture depicts a she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, Rome's legendary founders. Now a symbol of Rome.


Legends
Legends

Much of Rome’s early history comes from legends. The legends may not be totally accurate but are useful in giving the qualities and values the early Romans admired.


Romulus
Romulus

Founder of Rome in 753 BCE

First of seven kings

Started Rome’s first army and government


Numa pompilius
Numa Pompilius

Rome’s second king

Brought peace to Rome

Founded Rome’s religion


Etruscans
Etruscans

Rome’s powerful neighbors to the north from Etruria

Were wealthy traders

Controlled Rome from 575 – 509 BCE

Gave the Romans their alphabet and the “arch”

Rome becomes a walled city with paved roads

Built Circus Maximus, Temple of Jupiter, Cloaca Maxima


Tarquin the proud
Tarquin the Proud

Seventh and last king

Was cruel and terrorized his people

Ignored the Senate

509 BCE Romans rebel and send him into exile



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2)Rome’s climate is a Mediterranean climate with summers being hot and dry and winters being wet and mild




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  • Built on hills – made it hard to attack of Rome were Greek colonies

    On Tiber River – transportation route, resources

    15 miles from the sea – safe from others’ navies and storms

    Center of Italy – could easily get to other places in Italy and in the Mediterranean


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Mare Nostrum means “our sea” – eventually Rome controls all of the lands around the Mediterranean Sea