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Unformatted text preview: Roman mythology may not exist… because romans stole everything from the greeks. OR all the early myth is lost. OR when rome spread, it was a literate culture, and we all know myth starts in an oral light.-- Rome the city was influenced by I taly (italic), Etruscans, and Greeks.-- Rome myth focuses on what it means to be roman, whereas greek focuses on human. Greek 750-480 (archaic age, ends with killing the Persians) 480-323 (classical, drama, ends with death of Alexander the great) 323-150 (Hellenistic age, ends when rome conquers Greece ) Roman 753 rome is founded by Romulus 753-510 (monarchy, ends with tarquin the proud being booted) 510 – 27 (republic, augustus takes over) 510-250= oral 250 on = literate 180, ennias wrote the annals, = mythical history of rome 27BC -450 AD = Empire Vergil, ovid = 27bc ish Myth connects rome to glory of greek civilization & heroes 1180 BCE: Trojan war Aeneas, Trojan hero, founds lavinium Julus (son of aeemeas) founds alba longa 1180-753: alban kings...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course CLAS 10200 taught by Professor Mazurek,tadeusz during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.

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