• Have you ever heard the story of Romulus and Remus? Let me tell you about them. Well they were twins. When they were born. Their mother Sylvia hid in the temple of mars. Her wicked uncle Amulius had made himself , instead of her father, King of Latinum.• You know , Amulius had killed Sylvia’s brothers. Because of that. She was afraid for her babies. Do you know what happened next? When Amulius heard the news, he sent two men to kill the babies. The men snaked into the temple. They grabbed the babies in their cradle and threw them into the River Tiber at mid night.
• But.. , the cradle floated like a little boat. It bobbed along on the river and the twins slept soundly in their rocking bad. Finally, the current took the cradle to the river bank. Here, it caught in the reeds. When the babies woke up. They were hungry and began to cry.• That morning , a mother wolf was drinking from the river. She heard the strange wailing. Then she followed the sound to the reeds. There she saw the cradle and peered inside. At first she was puzzle. She smelled the smell of a man and was frightened. However the two creatures that made so much noise were tiny. They were even smaller than her wolfs cub. The motherly feelings made her brave. These were the babies and nedded looking after. The mother wolf gently picked up the babies in her mouth. Then , she carried the babies one by one to hillside lair.
• Romulus and Remus were fed on wolf milk. They grew strong and soon big enough to play with the wolf cubs. They rolled and scampered around on the hillside while the mother wolf were watching them over.• Eventually , a shepherd found Romulus and Remus . The were reunited with their real mother and grew after defeat wicked Amulius. To mark the spot where the wolf had found them, they built a great city. It is named Rome after Romulus and is one of the greatest cities in the world.