9. Study Questions Copy

He somehow needed to combine military skill with a religious sensibility (so combining the roles and characters of Romulus and Numa).

He re-established Numa’s teachings by publishing the laws. He was a successful defended of Rome and brought those who lived outside the city to live on the Aventine Hill. He subdued the threat from the Latins, whom he later offered Roman citizenship. He also contributed to Roman urban infrastructure and to its fortifications. He is meant to have built the port of Ostia but the oldest archaeological remains so far discovered date back to only the 4th century BC.


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