Romulus Silvius

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Romulus Silvius (said to have reigned 873-854 BC)[1] was a descendant of Aeneas and a king of Alba Longa. Alba Longa was a city near the site of Rome, founded later by Romulus, his great-great-great-grandson in 753 BC. He was also known as Aremulus or Alladius. Romulus Silvius is said to have been a wicked ruler and pretended to know how to make thunder in order to frighten his subjects into worshiping him as a god. He perished in a thunderstorm with excessive rain.

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  1. ^ Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities 1.71
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King of Alba Longa Succeeded by