The Early History of Rome: Books I-V Setting & Symbolism

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Patavia

This is a city also called Padua. It is located rather nearer to Rome than distant from it, relatively speaking. It is the birthplace of the author Titus Livius.

Etrusca

At it's peak, this socio-political region reached from the Alps to the edge of Italy. This was a pre-Roman culture. They had metal working and were expansive and pro-active about trading with others. During the book no one mentions the superior metals science and technology but everyone admits that they are superior at augery and all manner of spiritual and religious matters.

This may indicated an older culture.

Rome

This city was founded by a leader named Romulus. He is the dominant of the two men who were viewed as or actually were the twins Remus & Romulus. The entire 'book of books' is based on the city and its history.

The city grows during the course of...

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