The most familiar Roman myth was the story of Romulus and Remus. It tells of two brothers who overthrow King Amulius and give the true king his rightful throne. The most recognizable part of this myth, however, is the she-wolf Lupa suckling Romulus and Remus. Other Roman myths included the Roman versions of Greek gods. These deities did special activities related to everyday life like the growing of grain and rain falling on gardens. These Roman myths told the supposed story of Romes past and religion and are still known today.
Romulus and Remus
This carving is based on the Roman myth of Romulus and Remus.
The Capitolin Traid was a big part of Roman religion and replaced the Archaic Traid.
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-The early history of Rome is a mix between real history and early Roman mythology.
-Some characters in Roman mythology like Romulus and Remus are thought of as legendary with no evidence for their existence.
-The founding of Rome is a myth and the true story is not known.
-Roman mythology has gods that are based off the Greek gods with only their name and story being different.