Unformatted text preview: after his son, Pallas. -- Evander aided Aeneas against the Rutuli under rule of the autochthonous Turnus. • Augustus was adopted by uncle Julius Caesar. • Livy wrote monumental history of Rome during Augustus’ time. Was a native of Patavium. • Janus was the god of gates, doorways, beginnings and ends. Depicted with two faces in opposite direction. • Mars Ultor- Roman god of war. • Silvanus was a Roman tutelary spirit of woods, a genius loci, protective spirit, since youth. • Romulus and Remus are founders of Rome, twin sons of priestess Rhea Silvia, fathered by Mars. -- A tradition says they were nursed by Wolf-Goddess Lupa. • Vertumnus is god of seasons, change and plant growth, gardens and trees. • Orvieto is an ancient city in southwestern Umbria, Italy. • Pomona was the goddess of fruit trees, gardens and orchards. She married Vertumnus after he tricked her. -- Associated with abundance....
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- Ancient Rome, Romulus and Remus, Sethlans Latins, uncle Julius Caesar