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Roman Historian on The Founding of Rome // Livy on Romulus and Remus // 1st century BC Roman Source

  • Жарияланды 2019 ж. 19 Қар.
  • The beginning of the city that forged the western world.
    Here we have the story of Romulus and Remus, brought to us by Titus Livius, and the fable Romans passed down from generation to generation of the ancient origins of their empire - a tale of compassion, rebellion and fratricide.
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Пікірлер • 148

  • Jacob Barrett
    Jacob Barrett 2 жыл бұрын +194

    Romulus: What should we name this city?

  • Nick Hentschel
    Nick Hentschel 2 жыл бұрын +19

    It's a credit to Livy's scholarship that he documents where so many important words and ideas come from. Particularly so, being willing to take on the issue of whether "Lupa' means "she-wolf" or "harlot," and thus, to entertain alternate readings of the scared story.

  • Mythos & Logos – World Mythology and Religions

    Great choice!

  • Brock Ary
    Brock Ary 2 жыл бұрын +23


  • Chaos Dwarf
    Chaos Dwarf 2 жыл бұрын

    Absolutely wonderful channels. Simply unparallelled quality, and I say this with a great deal of familiarity with lectures, documentaries and audiobooks.

  • ExVeritateLibertas
    ExVeritateLibertas 2 жыл бұрын +4

    When Livy mentions the adoptive mother of Romulus and Remus was reportedly called "Lupa" (Latin for she-wolf), he is expressing doubt in the foundation myth. Nice that even the ancient writers were capable of historical criticism.

  • Jacob Barrett
    Jacob Barrett 2 жыл бұрын +1

    I'm watching this now as I look at the Palatine Hill. Truly amazing. Thank you

  • George Wilson
    George Wilson 2 жыл бұрын +52

    Things happened, Remus died, I got a city.

  • Baroque Violin
    Baroque Violin 2 жыл бұрын +2

    Very impressive narration! Thank you!

  • legio ner
    legio ner 2 жыл бұрын +29

    I am Romulus

  • tinkmarshino
    tinkmarshino 2 жыл бұрын

    you bring forth the most interesting of topics here.. I am glad that I have subscribed thank you for your hard work... carry on!

  • NanPhx
    NanPhx 2 жыл бұрын +2

    I am so glad the algorithm sent me here! Your choices are fascinating and so well told. Thanks very much for another great story

  • BillBear
    BillBear 2 жыл бұрын +48

    I recommend the movie, Romulus & Remus: The First King (2019)

  • Classic Gameplay
    Classic Gameplay 2 жыл бұрын +4

    I would like to see more sources from the times of roman decline, something from the perspective of the german barbarian tribes who were taking roman land. Like, I dont know, Vandals or goths.

  • Roy Riley
    Roy Riley 2 жыл бұрын +43

    An obvious theme regarding the futility of divination in the founding myth of an empire obsessed with divination.

  • MORE1500
    MORE1500 2 жыл бұрын +8

    The 12 vultures were prophetic. From 753 BC to 476 AD. One vulture for each century.

  • stev1963hit

    Superb narration as ever-when this guy's talking you can see it all in your head as if you were there.

  • Shane Carubbi
    Shane Carubbi 2 жыл бұрын +1

    This was a really good one for me. Iv always liked the story of Romulus and Remus but I never heard it like this. Thank you voices of the past! That was awesome. 👍

  • Shannon Winters
    Shannon Winters 2 жыл бұрын +5

    Thank you for these great videos. You are killing it very badass.

  • Alan APR4U Reid
    Alan APR4U Reid 2 жыл бұрын

    I found this particular historical record very in lightening 🙏 thank you 👍 you may live to fight another day🤣 APR4U 🇺🇸