Miguel EspinalWestern Civilizations 1014-14-13 Assignment- Chapter #5/The Civilization of Ancient Rome1.
Summarize the story of Romulus and Remus and describe the importanceof this narrative to Roman society.
When Romulus and Remus became adults,they decided to found a city where the wolf had found them. The brothersquarreled over where the site should be and Remus was killed by his brother.This left Romulus the sole founder of the new city and he gave his name to it
Rome. Romulus is given the credit for founding Ancient Rome
so legend has it.Children in Roman schools were taught the story and it became almost set instone. This story, of course, is only a legend. The actual growth of Rome is lessexotic and interesting. The city of Rome grew out of a number of settlements thatwere located around seven hills near the River Tiber.2.
Explain what you know about Etruscan society. What did you find mostinteresting? In addition, explain your understanding of the social structureof the society.
The historical role of its people, the Etruscans, was one of alphabet, manufacturing, art and religion rather than of politics. Their origins areuncertain, but they were not of Indo-European origin. Most interesting are other