* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus

 Table of Contents

Case File: Remus vs. Romulus

Police Reports

Case Description: Complainant (Remus) accuses Defendant (Romulus) of murder. The brothers decided to found a city of their own, but couldn't agree which hill to build it on. When Remus mocked his brother by jumping over a wall that he was building, Romulus skewered his twin with a sword.

Case Status: Case dismissed. Romulus was king after this, so he kind of pardoned himself. Heck, he even honored himself by naming the city Rome.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement