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Glossary of Ancient Roman Men 1

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Greatest Roman god
Jupiter
Who was Romulus' brother
Remus
Ruling body of Rome
Senate
Sylvia's twin sons were thrown into this river
Tiber River
Wife of the god Jupiter
Juno
Tyrant who murdered Servius
who was the last king of Rome. Built a temple of Jupiter at Saturnian Hill
Tarquin
Roman god of the sea
Neptune
Founded in 753 BC
Rome
How did the Venetians defeat the Fabii
Attacked the Fabii while they were on their way to a religious service unarmed. All but one of the Fabii were killed
Numitor's wicked brother
Amulius
The part of the Roman government who had the power to veto any law they did not like
tribune
god that Numitor's daughter Sylvia secretly married
Mars
2 elected people who were the rulers after the last of the Roman kings (Tarquin) was banished
Consuls
Capital of modern Italy
Rome
Noble upperclass people in Rome who served as part of the Senate
patricians
A story based on fact but which has been exaggerated or mixed up with descriptions of things that are make-believe
Legend
Saved Rome by stopping the Etruscans from crossing the bridge over the Tiber River
Horatius
Believed in many gods
Romans

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