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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Rome


  • Rome -- History -- To 510 B.C

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Edition Notes

StatementWith a prefatory dissertation on its sources and evidence.
SeriesKennikat classics series
LC ClassificationsDG233 .D9 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationcxxxv, 440 p.
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5313917M
ISBN 100804611998
LC Control Number72105824

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Originally composed in Latin, The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth claims to be a history of Britain’s kings from the island’s founding by Trojan descendent Brutus in BCE, to the Britons’ abandonment of the island in the seventh century CE. The text first appeared in the s and was immediately popular, inspiring retellings and adaptations by writers and artists through the centuries. Geoffrey of Monmouth's "History of the Kings of Britain" (as it is usually called) was, during the Middle Ages, one of the most influential books yet written in Britain/5(56). The King of Rome was the chief magistrate of the Roman Kingdom. According to legend, the first king of Rome was Romulus, who founded the city in BC upon the Palatine Hill. Seven legendary kings are said to have ruled Rome until BC, when the last king was overthrown. These kings ruled for an average of 35 years. The kings after Romulus were not known to be dynasts and no reference is Appointer: Curiate Assembly. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dyer, Thomas Henry, History of the kings of Rome. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [].

1. It 1 is of a Rome henceforth free that I am to write the history —her civil administration and the conduct of her wars, her annually elected magistrates, the authority of her laws supreme over all her citizens. [2] The tyranny of the last king made this liberty all the more welcome, for such had been the rule of the former kings that they might not undeservedly be counted as founders of.   The Earliest of Rome’s Seven Kings. Romulus was the first of the seven kings of Rome. Founded with bloodshed and hate, Romulus' slaying of his twin brother Remus solidified him as the sole leader of the new country he chose to found on what would later be known as the Palatine : Riley Winters. The history of the kings of Rome; with prefatory dissertation on its sources and evidence by Dyer, Thomas Henry, Pages: Books of Kings, two books of the Hebrew Bible or the Protestant Old Testament that, together with Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and 1 and 2 Samuel, belong to the group of historical books (Deuteronomic history) written during the Babylonian Exile (c. bc) of the Jews. (In most Roman .