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  • 1. What scene from Romanmythology are this Renaissancepainting and sculpture depicting?What significance would this scenehave had for Romans?Tuesday, April 23, 13
  • 2. The Founding of the Latin Race...“Aeneas, prince of Troy, son of Venus and Anchises,escaped the fall of that city bearing the Penates(household Gods) of his house on his back. Along withother fugitives, he went into exile. He sailed from Troy inwestern Anatolia, first to Macedonia on the Grecianpeninsula, then to Sicily, the island south of Italy, andthence to the territory of Laurentum, on the Italianmainland. In the course of their wanderings, Aeneas andhis men had lost everything they had, except for theirships and swords; once ashore in Laurentum, they beganto scour the countryside for supplies.”Tuesday, April 23, 13
  • 3. LatinusLaviniaAscaniusTurnusAlba LongaProcaNumitorAmulius“Latins”Rhea SilviaFaustulusRomulus andRemusTuesday, April 23, 13
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  • 6. THE RAPE OF LUCRETIATHE FOUNDING OF THE ROMAN REPUBLICTuesday, April 23, 13