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Roman Religion and Myth

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Roman Religion and Myth I. Foundation of Rome a. Romulus and Remus b. Foundation 753 BC c. Ab Urbe Condita (A.U.C) II. Rome a. Seven Hills b. Reality of 8 th C Rome – they were living in huts. Didn’t have huge palaces as portrayed. c. Peoples of Italy c.i. Etruscans c.ii. Latins c.iii. Sabines c.iv. Samnites c.v. Greeks III. Early Rome a. 8 th C BC a.i. Greek Colonies a.ii. Etruscans a.ii.1. Cultural crossroads IV. Seven Kings of Rome V. The Republic (510 – 31 BC) a. Patricians and Plebians a.i. Legends and lineage a.ii. Senate VI. Roman Religion a. Native Roman deities a.i. Personifications
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Unformatted text preview: a.i.1. Numen a.i.1.a. Sacrificium b. Divination b.i. Ritual b.ii. Superstition c. Numina and Greek deities c.i. Development of personalities c.i.1. Janus d. Roman numina “equated” with Greek deities d.i. Zeus – Jupiter d.ii. Hera – Juno d.iii. Poseidon – Neptune d.iv. Hermes – Mercury e. Etruscan influence e.i. Vulcan – Hephaestus e.ii. Minerva – Athena f. Hercules f.i. Cacus and the cattle of Geryon f.ii. Numerous temples g. Household and state gods g.i. Lares g.ii. Penates...
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  • Spring '12
  • Solomon
  • Ancient Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, roman religion, Greek deities, Native Roman deities

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