7. Study Questions Copy

He was appointed to end civil strife after the death of Romulus, when the Senate took power. He had a reputation for piety and justice.

There would have been some influence from the surrounding peoples (Greeks and Etruscans).

Romulus was supposed to have represented the martial side of Roman culture, whilst Numa brings art and religion.

Not completely. Some archaeology suggests urbanisation happening during this period, but in other cases, some of Numa’s actions seem to have been anachronistic.


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