A weekly podcast tracing the history of the roman empire, beginning with aeneas's arrival in italy and ending with the exile of romulus augustulus, last emperor of the western roman empire wiki. In the legendary beginning of its history, rome was ruled by 7 kings the first was romulus , whose ancestry is traced to trojan (war) prince aeneas the next king was a sabine (a region of latium northeast of rome), numa pompilius.
The trojan prince aeneas, an important figure linking the romans with the trojans and the goddess venus, is sometimes credited with the founding of rome as the culmination of his post-trojan war adventures, but the version of the roman foundation myth that is most familiar is that of romulus, the. Roman empire, the ancient empire, centred on the city of rome, that was established in 27 bce following the demise of the roman republic and continuing to the final eclipse of the empire of the west in the 5th century ce a brief treatment of the roman empire follows for full treatment, see ancient rome.
A weekly podcast tracing the history of the roman empire, beginning with aeneas's arrival in italy and ending with the exile of romulus augustulus, last emperor of. According to legend, ancient rome was founded by the two brothers, and demi-gods, romulus and remus, on 21 april 753 bce the legend claims that, in.
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Dionysius himself provided calculations showing that rome was founded in 751 bc, starting with the battle of the allia, which he dated to the first year of the ninety-eighth olympiad, 388/7 bc, then added 120 years to reach the date of the first consuls, junius brutus and tarquinius collatinus, 508/7 bc, then added the combined total of the reigns of the kings of rome (244 years) to arrive at his own date, 751 bc.
There were seven kings who ruled rome at the beginning of its history april 21, 753 bc is the legendary date of the founding of rome by romulus at this time the greeks were just emerging out of their dark ages tarquinius superbus was the last king of rome he and his family were so evil that the romans drove them out of rome. This timeline highlights the major events in the history of ancient rome this timeline goes from 753 bc to 27 bc and then from 64 ad to 1453 ad date event 753 bc: rome is founded rome was founded by romulus romulus was the first of the seven roman kings the original name of rome was roma.