Presentation on theme: "Romulus and Remus A story about the birth of Rome"— Presentation transcript:
1 Romulus and Remus A story about the birth of Rome Retold by Mr. Al-Talib
2 A Latin princess called Rhea was held captive by her wicked uncle so that she could never have children.Rhea eventually left her uncle and married Mars, the God of War and gave birth to twin boys, Romulus and Remus.
3 The wicked uncle was so jealous of them that he killed Rhea and Mars and sent his servant to kill Romulus and Remus.
4 The servant could not kill the twin babies and sent them down the river Tiber in a basket. A long way down the river the babies were found by a she-wolf whose babies had just died.
5 Romulus and Remus fed off the she wolf’s milk until a shepherd rescued them.
6 They left home some years later to create a city by the River Tiber. The shepherd and his wife raised the boys as their own. Romulus and Remus soon grew into strong men.They left home some years later to create a city by the River Tiber.
7 Both men wanted to name the city after its ruler but they could not decide which of them would make the best ruler. They fought a great battle and Romulus killed Remus.
8 Romulus named the city Rome after himself and became the first ruler of the city.