Romulus and Remus


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Romulus and Remus

suckled by she-wolf; founded Rome. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 320]
See: Twins
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The result is that the foundation of all culture is understood to be a very ambivalent project, unlike the story of Romulus and Remus.
This "other" Rome has an important feature in common with the true Rome: the Tiburtine twins fight together and are in harmony like the Virgilian Romulus and Remus in 1.
The third derivation, noted above, which he signals as his preference with [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], is from the suckling of Romulus and Remus there by the she-wolf.
Rhea Silvia, however, was raped by the war god, Mars--or so she said, as the historian Livy cynically remarked--and bore twin boys, Romulus and Remus (or Romus).
He rightly cites the story of Romulus and Remus with its story of the boys' being suckled by a wolf -- something later shown to be possible.
They are connoisseurs of the plays of Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller (whom they call "the Romulus and Remus of postwar American drama: if they hadn't existed, you'd have to invent them.
So, AS Roma - whose badge features aforementioned she-wolf plus Romulus and Remus - are the champions who play at the Stadio Olympico which they share with rivals Lazio.
Romulus and Remus, it has been said for thousands of years, were raised by a wolf and grew up to found the great city of Rome.
From the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus around 750 B.
Besides this reference to Plutarch, the only other "classical" name Harris used--besides Remus's own name, doubtless derived from the Romulus and Remus legend--is that of Uncle Plato, a mule driver.
tells the story of Romulus and Remus and the founding of Rome with a Citizen Kane - like labyrinth of slowly exposed facets.
Mars was particularly important to the Romans because of his connection with Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.