The History of Rome

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The History of Rome by Mind Map: The History of Rome

1. Romulus and Remus

1.1. Mars becomes enchanted with Rhea

1.2. Rhea (the vestal virgin) becomes pregnant

1.3. Romulus and Remus were born

1.4. The twins drifted down the river in a reed basket until a she-wolf found them

1.5. The twins were suckled by the she-wolf until a shepherd found them and raised them as his own

1.6. The twins built their city on Palatine Hill

1.7. Remus jumped over the boundaries and was slain

2. Rome's Leadership

2.1. monarchy until military defeat and foreign intervention

2.1.1. consuls soon named and a new Rome was created

2.1.1.1. The Republic is made and a series of political issues develop between the classes, patricians and the plebeians

2.1.1.2. the centuriate assembly and the tribal assembly

2.1.1.2.1. The centuriate assembly was military in nature; it voted on war and peace and elected all those magistrates who exercised imperium (military power)

2.1.1.2.2. The tribal assembly was a nonmilitary civilian assembly that elected those magistrates who did not exercise imperium.

2.2. The Senate may have existed under the monarchy and served as an advisory council for the king

3. The Trojan War

3.1. fought between Greeks and the defenders of the city of Troy

3.2. shown in The Illiad

3.3. was a way for Zeus to cut back on the population while still finding Helen

3.4. Greeks led by King Agamemnon of Mycenae

3.5. Trojans led by King Priam

3.6. The Greeks, led by Odysseus, left a giant wooden horse at the wall of Troy, too big to enter the city without taking down the wall. When the Trojans finally removed the wall and brought the horse into the city, it fell apart and Greeks began to come out of it where they pillaged the city.

4. Masada

4.1. Herod's royal fortress

4.2. site of the Jewish Revolt

5. Roman Kings

5.1. Romulus

5.2. Numa Pompillius

5.3. Tullius Hostillius

5.4. Ancus Marcius

5.5. Tarquinius Priscus

5.6. Servius Tullius

5.7. Tarquinius Superbus

6. Aeneas

6.1. Aeneas lands in Latium

6.2. Aeneas married the daughter of King Latinus

6.3. war between Turnus and Aeneas

6.4. Aeneas wins the war and the girl

6.5. Troy falls, Rome has begun