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Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
Early Years Of Rome--Maggie
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  • 1. Early Years of Rome By Maggie Montler Latin 1 A2 2-10-09
  • 2. The Trojan War <ul><li>Historians believe that the Trojan war was an actual war; possibly many wars strung together by myth </li></ul><ul><li>Poseidon and Jupiter decide to marry off the sea goddess, and in doing so, made Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena, jealous of each other, and fight over a golden apple inscribed with “to the fairest of them all” </li></ul><ul><li>Paris is chosen to pick the most beautiful of them and chooses Aphrodite, because she offered him the most beautiful woman in the world: Helen of Sparta. </li></ul><ul><li>Paris stole her away to Troy, and the war began. </li></ul><ul><li>The war finally ended with the Trojan Horse and the sacking of Troy after ten years </li></ul>
  • 3. Aeneas <ul><li>Trojan Prince and General and Son of Venus </li></ul><ul><li>Escaped the sacking of Troy with his father and son (his wife, Creusa, did not survive the escape) </li></ul><ul><li>Landed in Carthage and had a year long affair with Their Queen, Dido. </li></ul><ul><li>After leaving Carthage and Dido (when she found out about his departure, she cursed him and his descendants and committed suicide) </li></ul><ul><li>He lands in Italy, and marries the daughter of King Latinus, Lavinia. </li></ul><ul><li>Founds Lavinium after his wife. </li></ul>
  • 4. Ascanius <ul><li>Aeneus’s son from his marriage with Creusa or Lavinia ( the legends differ) </li></ul><ul><li>Founded Alba Longa and was it’s first King. </li></ul>
  • 5. Rhea Silvia <ul><li>The daughter of King Numitor, who was thrown from the throne by his brother, Amulius </li></ul><ul><li>Amulius killed her brothers and forced her to become a Vestal Virgin </li></ul><ul><li>Mars visited her and she conceived the twins Romulus and Remus </li></ul>
  • 6. Romulus and Remus <ul><li>The sons of Rhea Silvia and the God Mars were sent down the River Tiber by their uncle </li></ul><ul><li>Saved by a she-wolf who suckled them </li></ul><ul><li>Found by a shepherd who raised them after the she-wolf </li></ul><ul><li>Overthrew Amulius and put Numitor back on the throne </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to found new city </li></ul><ul><li>Argued over name of the city and who would rule it ending up in Remus’s death and Romulus becoming King and naming the city Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Romulus carries out the Rape of the Sabine Women </li></ul><ul><li>Romulus disappears in a storm and is worshipped as a god </li></ul>
  • 7. Rape of the Sabine Women <ul><li>Carried out by Romulus to bring women into his city </li></ul><ul><li>He held a festival and invited the Sabines, and then stole the women that came </li></ul><ul><li>Went to war but long enough after the Rape, that the Sabine women had gotten used to Roman life </li></ul><ul><li>As the war reached them, the women begged the m to be peaceful and discontinue the war </li></ul><ul><li>The two leaders listened, and the war ended </li></ul>
  • 8. Numa Pompilius <ul><li>The second King of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled form 715-674b.c. </li></ul><ul><li>A Sabine, but chosen to rule by the Roman people </li></ul><ul><li>Under his rule, Rome went from a warring city to a peaceful one </li></ul><ul><li>Egeria was his Nymph friend who acted as his advisor. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded the temple of Janus and the 12 th month to the calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Founded the temple of Vesta and the Vestal Virgins </li></ul>
  • 9. Tullus Hostilius <ul><li>The third King of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled from 673-641b.c. </li></ul><ul><li>Was quick to start wars and did so often </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Triplet Dispute </li></ul><ul><li>Killed by Jupiter for wrongful practice of Religion </li></ul>
  • 10. Horatii and Curiatii <ul><li>Two sets of triplets— Horatii were Roman and Curiatii were Alba Longan </li></ul><ul><li>Rome and Alba Longa were plundering each other, and since both the Kings were war-crazy, Started a war </li></ul><ul><li>The Alba Longan King is Killed, and Meteus Fettus was elected to rule. </li></ul><ul><li>The two leaders have a conference and decide to use two sets of triplets to fight for them </li></ul><ul><li>The Horatii and Curiatii were chosen </li></ul><ul><li>After some fighting, two of the Horatii are killed, and the Curiatii are weakened </li></ul>
  • 11. Horatii and Curatii <ul><li>The last surviving Horatii tricks the Curatii and kills them </li></ul><ul><li>He arrives home and finds out that his sister was engaged to one of the Curatii </li></ul><ul><li>She is angry so, he kills her </li></ul>
  • 12. Ancus Marcius <ul><li>The fourth King of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Grandson of Numa Pompilius </li></ul><ul><li>Religious as Numa, but as Capable in war as Hostilius </li></ul><ul><li>He built Rome’s port Ostia on the Tyrrhenum Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Was befriended by Tarquinius Priscus </li></ul><ul><li>Died after 24 years of ruling </li></ul>
  • 13. Tarquinius Priscus <ul><li>The Fifth King of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Born rich </li></ul><ul><li>From the Etruscan town of Tarquinii </li></ul><ul><li>His wife was a fortun teller and told him that he must go to Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Ancus Marcius was his children’s guardian </li></ul><ul><li>Elected King while Marcius’s sons were away </li></ul><ul><li>Fought Latins; won and was attacked by the Sabines; won </li></ul><ul><li>Assanitated by sons </li></ul>
  • 14. Servius Tullius <ul><li>The sixth king of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Born a slave and served Tarquinus </li></ul><ul><li>Was seen asleep with hair on fire; when he woke up, it went out </li></ul><ul><li>Tarquinius’s wife took it as an omen and raised him as a son </li></ul><ul><li>Became the King after Tarquinius died </li></ul><ul><li>Started the first census </li></ul>
  • 15. Tarquinus Superbus <ul><li>Seventh king of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Tarquinus Priscus </li></ul><ul><li>Married one of the daughters of Servius Tullius and brother married the other </li></ul><ul><li>He and his brother’s wife killed their siblings, and got married </li></ul><ul><li>Killed his father and became King </li></ul>
  • 16. Rape of Lucretia <ul><li>Lucretia was the wife of Collatinus </li></ul><ul><li>He was bragging about her while drinking saying that she was the best wife ever </li></ul><ul><li>They checked on his story, and all agreed that she was the best </li></ul><ul><li>Sextus Tarquinius had a desire to “take her honour” </li></ul><ul><li>He snuck into her room at night, and told her that if she made a sound he would kill her and if she didn’t do what he said,he would kill her and a slave, and frame her for adultery with the slave. He raped her </li></ul><ul><li>She told her husband and father what had happened, and after they swore vengeance on him, she killed herself, while ther husband and father went out to kill Sextus Tarquinius </li></ul>
  • 17. Horatius holds the Bridge to Rome <ul><li>The Roman people threw out Tarquinius Superbus, who the n went to the Etruscans for help, and they gave him an army </li></ul><ul><li>He went back to take Rome back, and all the people around the walled part of Rome, ran to it for safety, across the Tiber River by bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Horatius, a young soldier, noticed that they had forgotten to get rid of the bridge, do that the adcancing army couldn’t cross the river. </li></ul><ul><li>He, while standing on the bridge, held back the whole army while his fellow soldiers cut it down </li></ul><ul><li>When it fell, he jumped into the Tiber and swam to safety, leaving the army thinking that Rome must be protected by the Gods </li></ul>
  • 18. Roman Republic <ul><li>After the Roman experience with mostly failed Kings, they decided to become a Republic </li></ul><ul><li>They voted for Officials </li></ul><ul><li>Had written laws </li></ul><ul><li>Three parts: The Senate, The Consuls and the Assemblies </li></ul>
  • 19. Sources <ul><li>&quot;Aeneas.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Aeneas.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ancus Marcius.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Early Years of Rome.&quot; Uniservity . 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Horatii and Curiatii.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Horatii and Curiatii.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Horatius at the Bridge.&quot; Ancient Rome for Kids . 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Horatius.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Lucretia.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Numa.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Rape of the Sabine Women.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Rhea Silvia.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Roman Republic.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Romulus and Remus.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Servius Tullius.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Tarquinius Pricsus.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Tarquinus Superbus.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Trojan Horse.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Tullus.&quot; 6 Feb. 2009. </li></ul>
  • 20. <ul><li>Finis </li></ul>

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