However, the main version of the tale has him being the son of Mars, the god of war, and Rhea Silvia, a mortal.
According to the Myth, Mars actually (Brace
That is nowhere near a virgin conception.
So why do they claim that she was?
Rhea was a "Vestal Virgin", a woman dedicated to Vesta, the Virgin goddess of the Hearth. Such women were supposed to stay
Thus, she was no virgin.
Indeed, the parentage of Romulus and Remus is open to question in this version of the tale, according to Livy and Plutarch.
Some try to argue that he was an incarnate god.
Folks, he was a DEMIGOD, half man and
Was he called "Son of God?" yes, just like a lot of other
The term "Son of God" in the New Testament means "God the Son", a part of the Triune nature of the Biblical God, as well as Messiah.
He would be thinking more on the lines of a...
In Dionysius of Halicarnassus account, there was an eclipse, but it also came at the time of Romulus' birth as well, and once again, no resurrection.
And no, he was not
Ovid's "Metamorphoses", book 14 ("Legends of Early Rome: the Apotheosis of Romulus"), 772-851)
"The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology" by Arthur Cotterell and Rachel Storm, pages 80-81