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Evander and Hercules Aim: to understand the Stories of Evander and Hercules and their importance to the Romans.

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1 Evander and Hercules Aim: to understand the Stories of Evander and Hercules and their importance to the Romans

2 Quiz time 1)Aeneas came from which city? 2)Who did he marry in Italy? 3)Which God wanted to destroy him? 4)Who was the king of the Latins? 5)What did Aeneas do when the Latin King was Killed? 6)Who did Aeneas fight and Kill? 7)What two names are given to Aeneas’ son? 8)What pre-Roman settlement did he build? 9)What does Silvius mean? 10)Who should have been king- Numitor or Amulius? 11) Who did Mars rape? 12) What were her sons called? 13) What discovered the twins? 14) What do we think the wolf really was? 15) Name the shepherd that took in the 2 boys. 16) What did the boys do to robbers? 17) Which twin was captured? 18) What happened to Amulius? 19) What birds were the ‘sign’ to start a city? 20) Why did one twin kill the other (according to Livy)

3 Swap papers 1)Troy 2)Lavinia 3)Juno 4)Latinus 5)United the Trojans and Latins- all as Latins 6)Turnus 7)Ascanius/ Lulus 8)Alba Longa 9)From the forest 10)Numitor 11) Rhea Silvia 12) Romulus and Remus 13) A She Wolf 14) A prostitute 15) Faustulus 16) Attacked them ands robbed them 17) Remus 18) Killed by Romulus and Remus 19) Vultures 20) Laughed at his walls

4 Evander and Hercules We’ve come across them briefly in the Aeneid. They have a much deeper role in terms of Roman identity and tradition. Task 1) Read the additional sheet and mind map who they are/ what they did Task 2) In your source booklet (mid way through section 7) annotate on the key points from your mind map.

5 Summarising What did the Romans get out of their associations with Evander and Hercules? EvanderHercules

6 Plenary- The bigger picture What are the similarities/ difs between Evander and Hercules and Romulus and Aeneas? Romulus & Aeneas SimilaritiesEvander & Hercules Original Founders/ ancestors Sons of various Gods


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