Essays Tagged: "Romulus"

Roman culture: customs and morality.

tself was described in a n ancient myth filled with intrigue and danger. According to legend, twins Romulus and Remus, who were fathered by the war god Mars, were born to a Latin princess. The Latin k ... his throne so he had them put in a basket on the Tiber River. The king assumed they would die, but Romulus and Remus were found by a female wolf who fed them her own milk. Soon after, a shepherd adop ...

(16 pages) 236 1 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Greek Gods

Mars was the second most important god in the roman culture. He was father of Romulus who was the founder of Rome. Which was one reason mars was one of the most important gods of ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Roman Government

, the Romans werevery power-hungry. This might be explained by the myth that they aredescended from Romulus, who's father was Mars, the god of war. Theirgovernment loving tendencies have caused many, ... n till Ilia [Rhea Silvia], a priestessOf royal blood, bear twins begotten by Mars;And one of these, Romulus, fostered by a she-wolf,And joyfully wearing her tawny hide, shall ruleAnd found a city for ...

(16 pages) 145 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"Romulus My Father".

In the Biography "Romulus, my father" written by Raimond Gaita, Romulus believes that nothing in life matters so much ... , a strong work ethic and enduring friendships such as his one with Hora were the foundation of how Romulus believed life should be lived and he was a perfect illustration of his definition of decency ... suffering however unwanted are a part of life's unpredictability and can simply not be avoided. In Romulus' case mental illness, death and heartbreak were all present at some point in his life and th ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The biography, "Romulus My Father", shows that a persons attitude is the key to life. Discuss

Romulus My Father gives an insight into a person's attitude towards life. Different attitudes and mo ... s attitude towards honesty, loyalty, courage, charity and capacity for hard work is the key to life.Romulus's attitude towards honesty is the most important of his many values. Romulus strongly believ ... cessary for strength of character". This was in unison combined with is attitude towards hard work. Romulus maintained that one could not achieve great work without rigorous honesty. He tells Raimond ...

(2 pages) 44 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Beowulf: The Effects of False Security

beginning of civilization, societies have striven to secure their homes by any means possible. Even Romulus, founder of one of the world's mightiest empires, started with a wooden fence, and the Frenc ... , many characters pay dearly for their sense of ease, and fall prey to the same enemy that defeated Romulus and Maginot.Perhaps the most obvious and tangible example of false security in the poem is H ...

(6 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Acient Art: The Laocoon Group and The She-Wolf

er fed by a She-Wolf that kept them alive. Days later Shepard's came by to take the twins Remus and Romulus from the She-Wolf and raised them until they were adults. Remus and Romulus later founded th ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"Romulus, My Father" by Raimond Gaita

'Romulus is a strong, honest and creative man, but his life is marred by tragedy' Discuss.Romulus Gai ... often not the direct fault of the characters; rather, the circumstances they are in. Without doubt Romulus is a strong character, and his son's narrative explores his father's life and the tragedies ... n's narrative explores his father's life and the tragedies that accompany it with candor and detail.Romulus Gaita's inherent strength helps him through the difficult times he faces in his life. Strong ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Romulus, My Father"

In the biography of "Romulus My Father" the characters encounter many different situations and journey to foreign lands, ... these we see characters become independent, stronger, weaker and even loose control and breakdown. Romulus meets a girl called Christine, although he likes her, he doesn't value all the aspects of he ... he doesn't value all the aspects of her personality he changes and adapts to her needs and desires. Romulus later has a metal breakdown and commits himself to a mental institution, because of this he ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Roman Gods

done. Official offerings, treaty signing, and declaration of war were all carried out in the temple.Romulus was the son of Mars and Rhea Silvia; his twin was Remus. This made him half human and half g ... he mother saved by the god Tiberinus. They were found and raised by a shepherd. In his later years, Romulus killed Remus and became the sole ruler of Rome, which he named after himself. To enlarge his ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Domestic Violence

absolute rights to physically discipline his wife” (Safe Network). These laws were created by Romulus of Rome. It has continued on through the middle ages and is still going strong now in the 21 ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


and Hercules.Ares had many children such as Aeropus, Alcippe, Deimos, Harmonia, Hippolyta, Phobos, Romulus, and many more. One of his daughters named Alcippe was raped by Halirrothiuss, one of Poseid ...

(1 pages) 1587 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


lloway, R.R. op.cit. p.90.]There are a few stories about who really was the founder of Rome between Romulus, Aeneas, Evander and Hercules, but neither Romulus, Aeneas, Evander nor Hercules have someth ... der nor Hercules have something reliable or naturally plausible to sustain their stories:"The name "Romulus" is an eponym formed from the name of the city, and perhaps means simply "the Roman" (cf. Si ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Virtue by Vice

heir own virtue and not because of them [fortune]. Id say the most excellent ones are Moses, Cyrus, Romulus, Theseus, and the like." (Machiavelli,21) Moses, although discredited as merely following or ... Cyrus gains the trust of Persian citizens and takes over the Median Empire becoming King of Persia. Romulus came to power by killing his brother, Remus, for leadership of Rome. Theseus, after a long j ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics