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Roman Facts I

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Romulus & Remus
Mythological founding twins
Patricians
Class of citizens with power in the early Republic
Plebeians
Class of citizens who could not have government positions in the early Republic
510/509 B.C.
Date that the Republic was created
c. 1000 B.C.
Date that migrants built first villages which would become Rome
Aeneus
Leader of purported Trojan settlement in Italy
Monarchy
Etruscan form of government
Seven
Number of hills in settlement of Rome
300
Number of senators in Roman Republic
Two
Number of consuls in Roman Republic
Limit Power
Reason for existence of 2 consuls
Elections
Manner in which consuls were determined
c. 753 B.C.
Date that the twins purportedly founded Rome
To Limit Power
Reason why consuls only had one-year terms
Aeneid
Title of epic poem about Trojan settlement in Italy
Virgil
Name of author of epic poem about Trojan settlement of Latium
Alphabet
Important literary element possibly learned from Etruscans
Military
Important skills learned from Etruscans
Greeks
People, other than Etruscans, who greatly influenced Roman culture
Sewers
Important sanitation device learned from Etruscans
Tiber
Rome's river