The two foundation stories: Romulus and Remus (they founded the city of Rome) and Aeneas, the refugee from Troy (who was the ancestor of the people who became Romans). The legend of Aeneas - Augustus liked to trace his ancestry back to Iulus, son of Aeneas and supposed ancestor of the Iulii - the Julian family. Virgil's Aeneid - sponsored by Augustus - Aeneas establishes his family in Italy There is a nine question quiz to check for comprehension
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