The Founding of Rome

The Founding of Rome

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Storyboard Description

Romulus and Remus are twins born of Rhea Silvia who found the city of Rome before Romulus betrays Remus therefore giving its name "Rome."

Storyboard Text

  • Bye! Hope you die!
  • I'll nurture you!
  • I'll take you cute babies in! My wife will be so happy!
  • Amulius steals Romulus and Remus from Rhea Silvia and tries to get rid of them by drowning them in the Tiber river.
  • Romulus and Remus wash ashore clearly having survived. A she-wolf finds them and nurtures them.
  • The babies are left by the she-wolf and a shepard named Faustulus stumbles upon them and takes them in as his own.
  • Romulus and Remus grow up and attack the town of Alba Longa. They win and restore the throne to their grandfather.
  • Romulus and Remus return to the spot they originally washed a shore to build their own town. However they soon begin arguing over the town's name.
  • Romulus then kills Remus out of anger and Remus dies. The town and later empire is henceforth named Rome.
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