Social Studies Romulus and Remus Comic

Social Studies Romulus and Remus Comic

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  • Hello, my fellow soldiers. My name is Aeneas, and I have been ordered by the gods to lead you to the promised land of the West. There, in Italy, we will join forces with distant people known as Latins.
  • Oh no! because I have gone against my oath to never have children, I must leave my sons of Romulus and Remus on the Tiber River banks to die!
  • Take them.
  • Yes, Ma'am.
  • I must feed and care for these helpless babies!
  • WAAAA!!!
  • I, a shepherd, shall take these poor babies in and care for them as if they are my own.
  • Romulus
  • Because the civilization of Troy was coming to an end, The Trojans hired a prince named Aeneas to guide them to the West. When they arrived, they joined troops with the Latins. 
  • Let's build a city on the Tiber River. I will be king.
  • No, I will! Actually, let's have the gods decide.
  • Remus
  • Against her oath to never have children, a Latin princess gave birth in about 800 B.C. to twin boys. Because she went against her promise, she had to have a servant take them to the river to drown them.
  • Dear Gods? Who shall be king?
  • Not Romulus! I shall kill you!
  • Instead of killing them, the servant only left the boys near the river. After being discovered first by a female wolf, and then a shepherd, was taken in by the shepherd and his wife to be cared and raised. 
  • ATTENTION! Sadly, the former 38- year ruler and namer of Rome, Romulus, has died in a vicious storm last night. But, he has been taken to the havens among the other gods, where he will watch over Rome as Quirinus. 
  • Poor, Poor, Romulus. 
  • What a shame. 
  • Since the now young men were only becoming shepherds like their adoptive father,  they were unhappy and wanted to do more. So, they decided on building a new city, but both wanted to be king, so they knew that they had to let the gods decide.
  • At the hilltps, Romulus and Remus shouted for a sign from the gods as to who will be king. When twelve vutures circled upon Romulus, he must have been chosen. Remus wanted revenge for this, and killed him.
  • Look! Vultures! They must have chosen me!
  • After a long 38 years of rule, Romulus had died in a terrible storm, and was old to have been sent to heaven with the other gods. There, it hd said he watched over Rome as the god Quirinus.
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