Hey you should come and party in Rome! It's really fun there! I promise I won't kidnap you.
King Numa Pompilius
Dear Minerva, please help me bring peace to the world
When Romulus grew up he founded Rome with his brother. After a fight Romulus killed Remus in order to be the ruler of Rome. Romulus was responsible for populating Rome. He did this by welcoming refugees and kidnapping the Sabine's woman. For a while Romulus shared power with Titus. When Romulus died the romans worshiped him as the god.
Numa was a peaceful and religious king. He created a religious calendar and help create Rome's religion. He also separated the land for the people, created months, and created the job Pontifex Maximus. Numa also built the temple of Janus-which turned out to be very helpful in the future. He ruled for 42 years until he passed away.
That eagle just took my hat
Tullus Hostilius was a man of war. He during his ruling Rome conquered the Albans and the Fidenates. This helped expand Rome. Along with the expansion of Rome Tullus also expanded the senate and made a building for them called Curia Hostilia. Although he was a great war strategist, Tullus was terrible at practicing religion. Thus the city did not focus on worshiping the gods. It everything seemed fine until he was struck by lightning.
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Angus Marcius was originally chosen to bring peace to Rome, but when Rome was threatened Marcius was not afraid to wage war. He conquered the Latins and expanded Rome to the Aventine and Janiculum hill. He also built a river across the Tiber called the Sublician Bridge and, after conquering more land, build the port of Ostia.
Legend said that when Tarquinius came to Rome his hat was snatched by an eagle which was a sign that he would be a man of great power. Soon enough Tarquinius became king. Tarquinius was many wars over the Sabines, Latins, and Etruscans. But not only did he win wares he also created Cloaca Maxima, Rome's main sewage system. He is said to be the one to create the circus games of Rome and to have begun building the Circus Maximus.
Servius Tullius was the first to establish an official use of coinage as currency, He built the Servian wall around the city. He dedicated an temple to the goddess Diana on the aventine hill. He is also known to create the census, which is the counting and ranking of people based on their wealth. The census helped decide peoples voting rights, levying armies and manage taxes. Servius Tullius is also known for is building the Temple is Jupiter .