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Romulus : From Roman mythology, he founded Rome. He and his brother Remus were put afloat on the Tiber river in a basket and discovered by a she-wolf and raised. When they became adults, Romulus killed Remus in a quarrel regarding who had the right to choose the name of the new city, according to Elizabeth Vandiver, Classics scholar and authority on Greek mythology and Greek tragedy including the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, Homer, and Virgil. This definition is based on her course Classical Mythology from The Teaching Company.