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Myths & Legends of the Founding of Rome w. Dr. Gary Forsythe

There are many stories of the founding of Rome. Dr. Gary Forsythe, Associate Professor, Department of History, Texas Tech University, joins the show to explore how Rome was formed in mythology and legend.

Some topics explored

  • Livy's historical writings
  • Plutarch's historical writings
  • The story of Aeneas, a Trojan soldier, Roma, a woman from Troy, , and company, founding the City of Rome
  • The story of Romulus and Remus finding the City of Rome
  • If new discoveries are still occurring or if this subject is at a plateau

Listen to the episode

The episode can be streamed below and is available on major podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Amazon Music.

Show Notes

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