Learning Objectives

1.    Learn the character and significance of Janus, Mars, and Bellona.

2.    Learn the character and significance of Jupiter, Juno, and Minverva.

3.    Study the various divinities of fire, agriculture, and fertility.

4.    Study the importance of Diana, Mercury, and the Lares.

5.    Learn the meaning of the Sibylline Books.

6.    Study the important figures in the early legends of Rome.

7.    Study the portrayal of Aeneas, Jupiter, and Dido in Vergil’s Aeneid.

8.    Study the origins, character and significance of Romulus and Remus.

9.    Study the story of the Rape of Lucretia and its significance.