Romulus

Definitions

  • Romulus and Remus discovered by a gentle shepherd
    Romulus and Remus discovered by a gentle shepherd
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Romulus (Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome
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Romulus consulting the Augury Romulus consulting the Augury
Awful appearance of the Shade of Remus to Romulus Awful appearance of the Shade of Remus to Romulus
Romulus and Remus Romulus and Remus

Usage

In literature:

Was not the wolfe that nourisht Romulus More humane then the men that did expose him?
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
And old Romulus will call me up on this very passage, I know.
"Robert Hardy's Seven Days" by Charles Monroe Sheldon
Keeping strictly to nature and fact, Romulus sits for him and Paul preaches.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
Before the wolf suckled Romulus, this soil had nourished a race of heroes.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
His wife Luperca was the deified she-wolf that suckled Romulus.
"The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare
Apotheoesis of Romulus; and of his wife Hersilia.
"The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II" by Ovid
Scipio then commences with Romulus, and tells the history of Rome's kings.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
There are many stories about those tribes, and about the kings who governed the city after Romulus died.
"Rafael in Italy" by Etta Blaisdell McDonald
Before the house of God, and held the Capitol high-set; Whereon with straw of Romulus the roof was bristling yet.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Gorst the secretary, Romulus the surgeon, and Groseilliers accompanied the expedition.
"The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay" by Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
But as a good general, or as another Romulus, Driscoll had figured it all out.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
The General had seen the "Romulus of Alexandria" to the grave.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
POMPONIUS LAETUS, in the 15th century raised altars to Romulus, ii.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
The works of God Himself shall pass: how much sooner the works of Romulus!
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
I suppose, Mr. Remus, that you have brought Mr. Romulus with you.
"Miss Muffet's Christmas Party" by Samuel McChord Crothers
Twelve centuries have gone by since Romulus was suckled by the she-wolf.
"Felicitas" by Felix Dahn
Thus Romulus determined that what could not be gained by fair means should be obtained by the best method which came to hand.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
And, had it not been for the treachery of the Romans, he would have become, as Florus calls him, the Romulus of Spain.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
Carter, Edward, 29 N. Valley Kansas City, Kansas Church, Romulus B., 1228 Ohio St. Lawrence, Kans.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
The she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus; 3.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
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In poetry:

Thus ’tis fated, blood of brothers
Must atone for brothers’ guilt,
Since the blood of injured Remus
Romulus in anger spilt.
"Horace, Seventh Epode" by James Clerk Maxwell
Where are they all,--those men of pride
Whose palace was the Palatine,
From Romulus the fratricide
To Hadrian, and Constantine,
The last of all the western line
Of Caesars who were deemed divine?
"On The Palentine" by John Lawson Stoddard
Tomorrow may loveless, may lover tomorrow make love. XVIII
Lavinia of Laurentum she chose to bed
Her son Aeneas, and for the black Mars won
The virgin Silvia, to found the Roman line:
Sire Romulus, and Caesar her grandson.
"The Vigil Of Venus" by Allen Tate
Halt! where thou standest Rome was born!
These stones by Romulus were placed,
When, on that far-off April morn,
Two snow-white bulls the furrow traced
For Rome's first wall, which, firmly based,
Two thousand years have not effaced.
"On The Palentine" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Actress Laura Linney, left, and Susan Linney, daughters of playwright and novelist Romulus Linney, discuss their father's influence Thursday at Appalachian State University.
Sheriff's Deputies investigating infant death in Romulus .
Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the death of infant in the town of Romulus , Seneca County.
Ex-police chief, 6 others charged in Romulus cop corruption case.
Romulus Police Department Investigation.
Van Roekel applauds Romulus community for work to improve schools for students.
NEA president praises Romulus community collaboration.
Enlarge Stephen D Cannerelli, The Post-Standard The Sampson State Park Navy and Air Force Veteran's Memorial Museums on located in the Sampson State Park on Route 96A in Romulus .
Romulus , MI 734-532-1600.
34800 Ecorse Road Romulus , MI 734-641-3200.
For a 14-year-old who's managed to hold his own against the likes of Viggo Mortensen (in "The Road") and Eric Bana ("Romulus, My Father"), Kodi Smit -McPhee got an unusually casual start to acting.
Mrs Childs was born in Romulus, NY on March 28, 1923 daughter of the late Fred and Alma (Appleton) Vaughn.
Romulus man charged with child pornography .
The governor 's office says Snyder plans to greet Obama on the tarmac at the airport in Romulus.
Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the death of infant in the town of Romulus, Seneca County.
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