Rhea Silvia


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Rhea Silvia:

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, in Roman legend, founder of Rome. When Amulius usurped the throne of his brother Numitor, king of Alba Longa, he forced Numitor's daughter, Rhea Silvia, to become a vestal virgin so that she would bear no children.
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La identificacion ocurre cuando dice que ella es "la reina del bosque," rango que tiene Silvia por derivarse de Rhea Silvia.
The idea of 'foundation' is satisfied by the presence of Tibernius or the River Tiber--married to Rhea Silvia in the afterlife--whose oar or rudder, in this instance, might serve to represent good government, a common metaphor employed in classical literature, including Plutarch.
Traditionally, they were the sons of Rhea Silvia, daughter of Numitor, king of Alba Longa.