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Section 1.1 Founding Legends Q. On which of Rome’s hills were the earliest traces of a city found? A. Palatine Hill. Romulus took the auspices standing on the Palatine Hill. Q. Rhea Silvia was the daughter of Amulius. A. False. Numitor was her father. Q. Who was the Father of Romulus? A. Mars. The Romans liked to think the war god was the father of their founder. Q. How did Romulus and Remus decide where to establish their city? A. By watching the flight of birds. Romulus saw more birds than Remus, and thus decided where to build the city. Q. Romulus’ city was short of … A. Women. He remedied the situation by having the new Romans snatch wives from their neighbors, the Sabines. Q. The name of Aeneas’s father was Anchises. Who was his mother? A. Venus, the goddess of Love. The Romans liked to think they were descended from both Mars (through Romulus) and Venus (through Aeneas). Q. Virgil’s epic poem about the fall of Troy, the travels of Aeneas and the settlement in Italy was A. The Aeneid. Virgil wrote the Aeneid in response to encouragement from Augustus.
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