Answer to Question #55731 in Other History for Rob Jung
1. Outline briefly the story of the founding of Rome in Livy and Plutarch. What sources do they cite? Are there any significant differences from Virgil's account in Aeneid Book 6? 2. Discuss literary parallels for elements of the legend of the founding of Rome. Are there any unique elements to the Romulus and Remus legend? 3. To what extent is the Roman foundation legend shaped by Greek mythological motifs?
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