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Amythabout thesetwo brothersruns in Rome andtheneighboringstates.Itallstartedduring thereign of King Numitor. Their motherwasthedaughterof King Alba. Due to politicalwrangles,Amulus, who was Alba’s brother, overthrew King Numitor from power.Amulusforcesthewomanto a forcedchastity.Thewomanconceivedby thepowerof Mars, a God, mysteriously,andgavebirthto two twins.Shenamedthem Amulus andRemus. To protecthimself from powerrivalry,King Alba hadall thehrs from thefamilykilled.Heorderedthesetwinsto be drownedto die.Miraculously, therivercarriedthem to a safeplacewheretheyare breastfedby a she-wolf andfedby a woodpecker. Awonderingshepherded andhis wifefinallyfoundthem anddecidedto adoptthem. Theywerebroughtup in a simplewayof lifeobliviousof their noblebackground(Nash, Katleen, andRob 3327).
Gradually,theygotto knowtheir backgroundandmovedto revengeagainst King Alba. TheykilledKing Alba andhelpedNumitor to regainhis position.Asheirsof thefamily,theyweredestinedforthethronebuttheydecidedto takea differentpath.Theydecidedto ventureinto newareas.However,theydisagreeontherouteto take.Theyquarreledover this,andin theprocess,Remus waskilled.Romulus wenton with theadventurealoneandmanagedto captureRome andputitunder his reign. Through him, Rome roseto highergloriesandwonmanybattles.His autocraticleadershipledhim to a mysteriousdeath.Peoplebelievedthathewastakenup to heavenandassumeda divinepositionamong theRomans (Nash, Katleen, andRob 3327).
Nash,Noben, Katleen Hermans, andRob, Lavigne. "Romulus andRemus, Two Phage Isolates." J.Virol87.6 (2013): 3237.