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History of Romulus

Jacob Abbott

History of Romulus

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romulus, King of Rome -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    LC copy signed: Robert T. Lincoln; A. Lincoln. Gift of Lincoln Isham, May 10, 1960.

    Statementby Jacob Abbott.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesAbbott"s histories
    ContributionsLincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926, former owner., Lincoln Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG233.3 .A16 1854
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3548440M
    LC Control Number2001555049

    12 Books, Makers of History ~ By Jacob Abbott, Illustrated, New York and London Harper & Brothers Publishers ~ Historic Truth Illustrated Histories () Illustrated with occasional black and white engravings. Measures approx. . Romulus builds Rome; forms a senate; makes war upon the Sabines; presents the opima spolia to Jupiter Feretrius; divides the people into curiæ; his victories; is deified. Numa institutes the rites of religious worship; builds a temple to Janus; and having made peace with all his neighbours, closes it for the first time; enjoys a peaceful reign.

    This is the story of Romulus, the founding of Rome and the early years of its history, written in a way both readable and enjoyable for adults and children alike. (Summary by Ruth Golding) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go. The Hut of Romulus Commemorating the Foundation of Rome A friendly reminder: every page in the History of Rome has three parts: a video (also available as an audio file), which situates the building in its broad historical context; a carefully-researched story intended to immerse readers in the world of the building; and a photo essay that.

    Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 1 Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D., Ed. Then, when a few men had taken the initiative, they all with one accord hailed Romulus as a god and a god's son, The History of Rome, Book 1 (this document) hideStable Identifiers Citation URI. Livy, with Sallust and Tacitus, one of the three great Roman historians. His history of Rome became a classic in his own lifetime and exercised a profound influence on the style and philosophy of historical writing down to the 18th century. Little is known about Livy’s life and nothing about his.


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Like many other literary men, his life was contemplative, rather than active; very few particulars, therefore, concerning him, have.

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History >> Ancient Rome. Romulus and Remus are the mythological twin brothers who founded the city of Rome. Here is their story. Twins are Born Romulus and Remus were twin boys born to a princess named Rhea Silvia.

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History of Romulus: Makers of History by Jacob Abbott and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The legend of Romulus and Remus probably originated in the 4th century bce and was set down in coherent form at the end of the 3rd century contains a mixture of Greek and Roman elements.

The Greeks customarily created mythical eponymous heroes to explain the origins of place-names. The story of the rape of the Sabine women was perhaps invented to explain the.

Romulus > Kings of Rome. N.S. Gill is a Latinist, writer, and teacher of ancient history and Latin. She has been featured by NPR and National Geographic for her ancient history expertise. Romulus was the eponymous first king of Rome.

How he got there is a story like many others, involving a rags-to-riches rise in fortune, a miraculous birth. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbott, Jacob, History of Romulus. New York, Harper & Bros.

[©] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbott, Jacob, History of Romulus. New York, Harper, (OCoLC) After 1 these immortal achievements, Romulus held a review of his army at the ‘Caprae Palus’ in the Campus Martius.A violent thunder storm suddenly arose and enveloped the king in so dense a cloud that he was quite invisible to the assembly.

From that hour Romulus was no longer seen on earth   This is the story of Romulus, the founding of Rome and the early years of its history, written in a way both readable and enjoyable for adults and children alike.

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